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Optimizing Lithium Treatment in Bipolar Disorder

Mayo Clinic Psychiatrist Mark Frye, MD, discusses how to best optimize lithium treatment. Lithium is a mainstay in bipolar disorder treatment and is commonly used to augment antidepressants for major depressive disorder. Research has found lithium to be quite helpful in stabilizing mood. Minor fluctuations in thyroid function due to lithium use and generally within the range of normal and not cause of concern.
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claire commented on January 31, 2015
What about increasing renal studies in pts who have been on long term therapy