I am on 400mgs a day at night.
Does lithium cause foul smelling urine?
Question posted by wild tiger on 12 Feb 2021
Last updated on 12 February 2021 by WildcatVet
Hi again, tiger.
Lithium is metabolized through the kidneys and if there's a kidney disorder your urine might smell like ammonia. Diabetes could be a side effect of lithium and would cause a sweet fruity urine odor.
You should talk to your doctor for professional advice.
- Lithium uses and safety info
- Lithium prescribing info & package insert (for Health Professionals)
- Side effects of Lithium (detailed)
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