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How to remember Lithium Adverse Events

Lithium salts or preparations are used to treat bipolar disorder and classified as mood stabilizers.

The exact mechanism of action of how lithium has a role in treating depression is not exactly known yet.

So, to easily remember the adverse events of Lithium (mnemonics):

 

LITHIUM

L: Leucocytosis (increase in the total number of WBCs)

I: Increase weight

T: Tremors

H: Hypothyroidism

I: Increased thirst (Polydypsia)

U: Urination

M: Muscle weakness

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