106 Possible Causes for Lithium Toxicity in USA

  • Lithium Toxicity

    Lithium toxicity can be acute or chronic in nature. … Elderly patients with lithium toxicity has a worse prognosis. … The various signs and symptoms of acute as well as chronic lithium toxicity have been described below: Acute lithium toxicity Diarrhea Nausea accompanied by vomiting Dizziness[1]

  • Lithium
    Lithium Toxicity

    toxicity Use with caution in patients at risk for suicide The risk of lithium toxicity is increased in patients with significant renal or cardiovascular disease, severe debilitation … toxicity is closely related to serum levels and can occur at therapeutic dosages; if manifestations of toxicity occur, discontinue for 24-48 hours, then resume at lower dosage … toxicity Cases consistent with nephrotic syndrome reported with use of lithium; discontinuation of lithium in patients with nephrotic syndrome has resulted in remission of[2]

  • Indapamide

    Interactions: Digitalis, lithium toxicity. … Interactions: Digitalis, lithium toxicity. … The use of these two drugs together could result in lithium toxicity.[3] [4]

  • Chlorthalidone

    Interactions: Digitalis, lithium toxicity. … Interactions: Digitalis, lithium toxicity. … Chlorthalidone: Interactions Like other kaliuretic diuretics, chlorthalidone can increase lithium toxicity and be detrimental to the efficacy of oral antidiabetics: a hypokalemia[5] [6]

  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

    The endocrinology team identified lithium toxicity as the cause of new onset nephrogenic diabetes insipidus. … In summary, we present a case of acute nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, secondary to lithium toxicity that arose from early post-operative renal injury. … The major causes of acquired NDI that produce clinical symptoms (e.g. polyuria) in the adult are lithium toxicity and high blood calcium.[7] [8]

  • Triamterene

    Interactions: Digitalis, lithium toxicity. … Interactions: Digitalis, lithium toxicity. … toxicity.[9] [10]

  • Bumetanide

    Interactions: May increase digitalis, lithium toxicity. … Lithium : Lithium should generally not be given with diuretics (such as bumetanide) because they reduce its renal clearance and add a high risk of lithium toxicity. 4. … toxicity.[11] [12] [13]

  • Diabetes Insipidus

    It is seen in lithium toxicity, hypercalcemia, hypokalemia, or release of ureteral obstruction. … Clinicians have been aware of lithium toxicity for many years, and traditionally have administered thiazide diuretics for lithium-induced polyuria and nephrogenic diabetes … . – seen in chronic renal insufficiency, lithium toxicity, hypercalcemia, hypokalemia, and tubulointerstitial disease -rare hereditary form of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus[14] [15]

  • Fosinopril
    Lithium Toxicity

    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 … If a diuretic is also used, the risk of lithium toxicity may be increased. … Lithium: Increased serum lithium levels and symptoms of lithium toxicity have been reported in patients receiving ACE inhibitors during therapy with lithium.[16] [17]

  • Metabolic Acidosis

    araldehyde, propylene glycol T T oluene I I ron, isoniazid C C yanide and carbon monoxide Low anion gap Increase in unmeasured cations (Increased Li, K, Ca, Mg, and IgG) Lithiumtoxicity Hypercalcaemia Hypermagnesaemia Hyperkalaemia IgG (Multiple Myeloma) Decreased unmeasured anions (Decreased PO4, albumin) HYPOalbuminaemia, HYPOphosphatemia Chloride … Low AG - can be the result of raised unmeasured cations such as in hypercalcaemia, hypermagnesaemia, and lithium toxicity.[18] [19]

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  2. Eskalith, Lithobid (lithium) dosing, indications, interactions, adverse effects, and more, http://reference.medscape.com/drug/eskalith-lit…
  3. Indapamide (Indapamide) dosage, indication, interactions, side effects, http://www.empr.com/indapamide/drug/136/
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  5. Chlorthalidone Adverse Reactions, http://www.infomed.ch/100drugs/clthadre.html
  6. Chlorthalidone (Chlorthalidone) dosage, indication, interactions, side effects, http://www.empr.com/chlorthalidone/drug/7920/
  7. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nephrogenic_diabe…
  8. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus caused by lithium toxicity, http://www.endocrine-abstracts.org/ea/0031/ea00…
  9. MAXZIDE-25mg (Hydrochlorothiazide,Triamterene) dosage, indication, interactions, side effects, http://www.empr.com/maxzide-25mg/drug/156/
  10. Brands, Medical Use, Clinical Data, http://www.druglib.com/activeingredient/triamterene/
  11. Bumetanide Tablets (Bumetanide) dosage, indication, interactions, side effects, http://www.empr.com/bumetanide-tablets/drug/8005/
  12. Drug Facts, Side Effects and Dosing, http://www.medicinenet.com/bumetanide/article.htm
  13. Brands, Medical Use, Clinical Data, http://www.druglib.com/activeingredient/bumetanide/
  14. Diabetes insipidus, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diabetes_insipidus
  15. Diabetes insipidus intracranial surg, https://www.openanesthesia.org/diabetes_insipid…
  16. Side Effects, Interactions, Warning, Dosage & Uses, http://www.rxlist.com/monopril-drug.htm
  17. Fosinopril Sodium Flashcards | Quizlet, https://quizlet.com/9213386/fosinopril-sodium-f…
  18. Metabolic Acidosis • LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog, http://lifeinthefastlane.com/investigations/aci…
  19. Metabolic Acidosis. Read about Metabolic acidosis., http://patient.info/doctor/metabolic-acidosis