Tapering off takes a few weeks. If you're already down to zero the half-life of lithium in the body is generally 14-24 hours or 48 for chronic treatment. With that half life it would probably take a few more days - a week to be completely out of your body.
- Lithium Information for Consumers
- Lithium Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lithium (detailed)
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