Lithium and other mood stabilisers

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Sorry, our medication pages are under review at the moment.

In the meantime you can find out about Lithium from the electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC).

This leaflet should also be provided along with any medication prescribed to you (usually inside the box).

If you have any questions or are having trouble understanding this information, you can talk to your doctor, someone at your pharmacy or call NHS 111.

Go back to our general information about Lithium.

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