Lithium

In the US, Lithium (lithium systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antipsychotic agents and is used to treat Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Cluster Headaches, Cyclothymic Disorder, Depression, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Mania and Schizoaffective Disorder.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N05AN01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007439-93-2

Chemical Formula

Li

Molecular Weight

6

Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant

Foreign Names

  • Lithium (German)
  • Lithium (French)

Generic Names

  • Lithium aceticum (IS)
  • DL-Asparaginsäure, Monolithiumsalz-1-Wasser (IS)
  • Lithium asparagicum (IS)
  • Lithium DL-asparaginat-1-Wasser (IS)
  • Lithium Carbonate (OS: JAN, USAN)
  • CP 15467-61 (IS)
  • Lithii carbonas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Lithium (carbonate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lithium Carbonate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Lithium carbonate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lithiumcarbonat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • CCRIS 5924 (IS)
  • NSC 327172 (IS)
  • Lithium Citrate (OS: USAN)
  • Lithii citras (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lithium (citrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lithium citrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lithium Citrate (PH: BP 2011, USP 34)
  • Lithiumcitrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • D-Gluconsäure, Lithiumsalz (IS)
  • Lithium gluconicum (IS)
  • Lithium-D-gluconat (IS)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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