Every reason to discontinue lithium

Manuel E.Fuentes Salgado, Bruce Sutor, Robert C. Albright, Mark A. Frye

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Lithium as a gold standard therapy for bipolar disorder is well known to have a number of medical comorbidities that impact renal, parathyroid, and thyroid function. Despite these medical comorbidities, there remains a group of lithium-responsive lithium-treated patients who have maintained mood stability for decades. The risk/benefit ratio of end organ toxicity/mood stability must be evaluated in each individual case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number12
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Bipolar Disorders
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2014


  • Efficacy
  • Lithium
  • Toxicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry


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