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Back to the properties of low-dosage lithium: SLS

Posted by SLS on November 14, 2022, at 9:48:12

In reply to Crap AGAIN. I forgot my coffee this morning. SLS, posted by SLS on November 14, 2022, at 8:49:08

> This is embarrassing.
> Let me try again.
> My guess is that 300 mg/day of lithium won't cause kidney damage.
> Simple is better.
> - Scott

1. "Low dosage lithium augmentation in venlafaxine resistant depression: an open-label study"

2. "Low dosage lithium augmentation in venlafaxine resistant depression: an open-label study "

3. "Long-term, low-dose lithium treatment does not impair renal function in the elderly: a 2-year randomized, placebo-controlled trial followed by single-blind extension"

4. "Association between lithium use and the incidence of dementia and its subtypes: A retrospective cohort study"

5. "Risk of dementia in bipolar disorder and the interplay of lithium: a systematic review and meta-analyses"


Rosalyn - I think trying low dosage lithium is close to being a no-brainer. Just monitor kidney function before starting lithium, and then at regular intervals afterwards. Remember, this experiment will last no longer than two weeks if there is no response.

* Taking your entire dosage of lithium at night is less harmful to the kidneys than divided doses.

- Scott

Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.




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