1,024 Possible Causes for Lithium Toxicity

  • Lithium Toxicity

    Lithium toxicity.[slideshare.net] Toxicity Overdose causes death in 1 4 of Pts Treatment K -sparing drugs Lithium toxicity 1.5 mmol/L Nausea, tremor, mild polyuria 1.5–2.5 mmol/L Diarrhea, vomiting, polyuria[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Lithium normal therapeutic range 0.6 - 1.2 mmol/l Early toxicity 1.5mmol/l Life threatening toxicity 2.0 mmol/l How to prevent lithium toxicity?[mentalhealthdoc.blogspot.com]

  • Lithium

    ..kidney toxicity after 30 yrs on lithium.Looking fwd to it..my story is different to Jaimes similar, I love the performance art form of acting, sometimes getting too carried[radiolab.org] Lithium is moderately toxic as discovered in the 1940s when patients were given lithium chloride as a salt substitute.[rsc.org] They are extremely toxic and need to be recycled.[dailymail.co.uk]

  • Diclofenac

    In patients taking diclofenac and lithium concomitantly, lithium toxicity may develop.[druglib.com] Lithium: Diclofenac decreases lithium renal clearance and increases lithium plasma levels.[druglib.com] Toxicity Symptoms of overdose include loss of consciousness, increased intracranial pressure, and aspiration pneumonitis.[druglib.com]

  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor

    ACE inhibitors may increase blood concentrations of lithium ( Eskalith ) and possibly increase side effects of lithium.[rxlist.com] […] or other drugs that increase potassium levels with ACE inhibitors may result in excessive blood potassium levels because ACE inhibitors can further increase potassium to toxic[rxlist.com]

  • Nystagmus

    "Downbeating nystagmus and other ocular motor defects caused by lithium toxicity."[dizziness-and-balance.com] Phenytoin , fosphenytoin , carbamazepine , oxcarbazepine , lacosamide , gabapentin Salicylates , NSAID toxicity Evaluation Differentiate monocular vs. binocular Monocular[wikem.org] This is unsurprising as lithium toxicity can induce other types of central nystagmus and is also a cerebellar toxin.[tchain.com]

  • Thiazide Diuretic

    Thiazide diuretics can increase the risk of lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid ) toxicity by reducing the kidney's ability to eliminate lithium in the urine.[medicinenet.com] Lithium: Lithium toxicity due to decreased clearance.[lecturio.com] Lithium ( Eskalith , Lithobid , Lithonate, Lithotabs) given concurrently with diuretics (thiazides and loop diuretics) may induce lithium toxicity due to decreased renal elimination[rxlist.com]

  • Fosinopril

    K sparing diuretics should be used with caution because Monopril also spares K Lithium Toxicity may occur False low digoxin using Digi-Tab RIA kit Contraindications for Fosinopril[quizlet.com] ACE inhibitors may increase lithium levels and toxicity.[robholland.com] Lithium: Increased serum lithium levels and risk of lithium toxicity have been reported in patients receiving ACE inhibitors concomitantly with lithium.[medicines.org.uk]

  • Stupor
  • Mania
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

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