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Re: pdoc doesnt want to prescribe lithium :( Polarbear206

Posted by yxibow on October 10, 2008, at 19:54:52

In reply to Re: pdoc doesnt want to prescribe lithium :(, posted by Polarbear206 on October 7, 2008, at 17:04:47

> > pdoc doesnt want to prescribe lithium :(
> >
> > she sais its for severe manic depressed, but i think my mood is not what is normal is
> >
> > and it helps depression, how can i get better if nobody wants to give me something good
> >
> > if i ask memantine how will she react to that
>
>
> Jeron,
>
> I think your p-doc is behind the times in regards to saying that Lithium is only used for severe manic depression. Frankly, from reading some of your entries, you might just do well with Lithium as a part of your drug regime.
>

Actually Lithium is used for suicidal thoughts and is one of the quicker ways of boosting antidepressants.

It's not without its problems, such as salt monitoring and other common to rare effects but it has saved some people's lives.

-- Jay

 

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