At the present time (January 1972) 30 lithium preparations have been or will shortly be marketed. They are listed in Table I. which also shows the type of preparation, the lithium content per tablet or capsule, the lithium salt used, the amount of salt per tablet or capsule, and the source of the preparation. It will be noted that in some instances the same preparation is sold in different countries under different names.
KeywordsMaintenance Treatment Lithium Treatment Lithium Salt Serum Lithium Concentration Lithium Dose
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Amdisen, A., 1971, Personal communication.Google Scholar
- Baastrup, P.C., 1971, Personal communication.Google Scholar
- Doerr, P., and Stamm, D., 1968, Flammen photometrische Lithiumbestimmung im Serum, Klin. Chemie 6:178.Google Scholar
- Freyhan, F.A., O’Connell R. A., and Mayo, J.A., 1970, Treatment of mood disorders with lithium carbonate. Int. Pharmacopsychiat. 5:137.Google Scholar
- Hofmann, G., 1971, Personal communication.Google Scholar
- Kerry, R. J., 1969, A special lithium clinic. Diseases Nervous System 30:490.Google Scholar
- Kukopulos, A., 1971, Personal communication.Google Scholar
- Prien, R. F., Caffey, E. M., and Klett, C. J., 1971, The relationship between lithium level and clinical response in acute manics treated with lithium carbonate. Cooperative Studies in Psychiatry, Report No. 91. VA-NIMH Collaborative Study Group, Perry Point, Maryland.Google Scholar
- Schou, M., Thomsen, K., and Baastrup, P. C., 1970, Studies on the course of recurrent endogenous affective disorders. Int. Pharmacopsychiat. 5:100.Google Scholar
- Schou, M., Amdisen, A., and Baastrup, P. C., 1971, The practical management of lithium treatment, Brit. J. Hosp. Med. 6:53.Google Scholar