Bipolar Disorder - side effect of lithium?

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21 Sep 2009

These are the side effects of Lithium:

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Lithium:

Mild hand tremor; mild thirst; temporary, mild nausea and general discomfort at the beginning of treatment.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Lithium:

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