2 edition of Handbook of lithium therapy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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|Pagination||xvi, 134 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
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For instance, many drugs, including anticonvulsants and antipsychotics have similar antimanic properties.
They may serve as cellular phenotypes of BD and its response to treatment. In part, this is because of exaggerated fears surrounding lithium toxicity, acute and long-term tolerability and the encumbrance of life-long plasma monitoring.
It was literally 'all in the mind' and, occurring in the absence of causes that could be identified, analysed and remedied, had no treatment that could in any way be called specific. Some of these are phosphodiesterases including IMPase, IPPase and ACG-proteins and GSK3.
It was used by Garrod for metabolic disturbances and gout assumed to be linked to mood dysregulationby Hammond for mania, and in Denmark specifically for recurrent mood disorders by Lange brothers Carl and Frederik.
Haemodialysis can treat lithium toxicity. Level V evidence supports the use of preoperative parathyroid imaging if a focused exploration is planned grade C recommendation.
We provide a comprehensive review of relevant literature using a structured, evidence-based approach. Prognosis Lithium toxicity signs are obvious and can be identified and managed easily; however, ignoring it can be fatal. Lithium is a very powerful, antimanic medication with a narrow therapeutic index.
Behavioral reversal of lithium effects by four inositol isomers correlates perfectly with biochemical effects on the PI cycle: depletion by chronic lithium of brain inositol is specific to hypothalamus, and inositol levels may be abnormal in postmortem brain from bipolar patients.
Lithium side effects Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to lithium: ; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Nevertheless, its use remains constrained by exaggerated concerns about potential side-effects.
Renal toxicity Renal toxicity is more common in patients on chronic lithium treatment.