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

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Foreign Names

  • Lithium (Latin)
  • Lithium (German)
  • Lithium (French)
  • Litio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Lithium (PH: USP 41)
  • 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. 9, Ph. Int. 7)
  • Lithium (carbonate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Lithium carbonate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Lithium Carbonate (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Lithiumcarbonat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • CCRIS 5924 (IS)
  • NSC 327172 (IS)
  • Lithii citras (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Lithium (citrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Lithium Citrate (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)
  • Lithium citrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Lithiumcitrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • D-Gluconsäure, Lithiumsalz (IS)
  • Lithium gluconicum (IS)
  • Lithium-D-gluconat (IS)

Brand Names

  • A-Lith
    Pfizer, India
  • Carbolith
    Psycorem, India
  • Elcab
    Baroda, India
  • Granions de Lithium
    EA Pharma, France
  • Indlith
    Ind-Swift, India
  • Intalith
    Intas, India
  • Lalithium
    La Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Litarex
    Actavis Group, Iceland
  • Lithium Micro Synapse
    Micro Synapse, India
  • Lithocab
    Intas, India
  • Salith
    Orchid, India
  • Trilith SR
    Triton, India
  • Quilonorm 8.1mmol
    Doetsch Grether, Switzerland
  • Lithium-Aspartat Kohler
    Köhler-Pharma, Germany
  • Alkalith-CR
    Alkem, India
  • Apo-Lithium Carbonate
    Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Hong Kong
  • Cade XR 400
    Laboratorios Pharmavita, Chile
  • Cade_L300
    Laboratorios Pharmavita, Chile
  • Calith
    Patron, Taiwan
  • Camcolit
    Bio Pharma, Pakistan; Cherubino, Malta; Essential Pharmaceuticals, Belgium; Essential Pharmaceuticals, Luxembourg; Noble, Pakistan; Norgine, Kuwait; Norgine, Lebanon; Norgine, Taiwan; Norgine, South Africa
  • Camcolit-250
    Essential Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands
  • Camcolit-400
    Essential Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands
  • Carbolit
    Laboratorios Raffo, Chile; Psicofarma, Mexico
  • Carbolit 300
    Bussié, Colombia
  • Carbolith
    Valeant Canada, Canada
  • Carbolithium
    Cephalon, Italy
  • Carbolitium
    Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Carbolitium CR
    Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Carbonato de Litio
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Carbonato De Litio Actavis
    Actavis, Brazil
  • Carbonato de Litio Whelp
    Whelp Paraguay, Paraguay
  • Carboron
    Royal Pharma, Chile
  • Carboron Retard
    Royal Pharma, Chile
  • Carlit
    Gautier, Paraguay; Supera RX, Brazil
  • Carlit XR
    Supera RX, Brazil
  • Ceglution
    Quimica Ariston, Ecuador
  • Ceglution 300
    Ariston, Argentina
  • Ceglution XR
    Ariston, Argentina
  • Contemnol
    Slovakofarma, Lithuania
  • Eskalit SR
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile
  • Frimania
    Mersifarma, Indonesia
  • Hypnorex retard
    Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland, Germany
  • Kalitium
    Laboratorios Euromed Chile, Chile
  • Karlit 300
    Biotenk, Argentina
  • Lalithium-XR
    La Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Licab
    Torrent, India
  • Licab-XL
    Torrent, India
  • Licarb
    RX Co, Hong Kong
  • Licarbium
    Rekah, Israel
  • Lidin
    U-Liang, Taiwan
  • Ligilin
    AND, Taiwan
  • Lilipin
    Kink, Taiwan
  • Lilitin
    Kink, Taiwan
  • Limas
    Taisho Seiyaku, Japan
  • Limed
    Medifive, Thailand
  • Litcab
    JF Draf, Philippines
  • Lithane
    ERFA Canada, Canada
  • Lithicarb
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; Mylan, New Zealand
  • Lithicarb Pacific
    Pacific Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Lithium Apogepha
    Apogepha Arzneimittel, Germany; Apogepha Arzneimittel, Latvia
  • Lithium Carbonate
    Alembic, United States; Douglas, New Zealand; Glenmark Generics, United States; Heritage, United States; Hetero, United States; Hikma, United States; Mylan, United States; Sun Pharma, United States; Unique, United States; Watson Pharmaceutical, United States; West-Ward, United States
  • Lithium Carbonate - Alhavi
    Alhavi, Georgia
  • Lithium Carbonate Amel
    Kyowa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Lithium Carbonate Nhwa
    Nhwa Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, China
  • Lithium Carbonate Yoshitomi
    Zensei Yakuhin, Japan
  • Lithium Carbonicum GSK
    CN Unifarm, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland
  • Lithium Carbonicum Slovakofarma
    Zentiva, Czech Republic; Zentiva, Slovakia
  • Lithiumcarbonaat Teva
    Teva Nederland, Netherlands
  • Lithiun
    Gador, Uruguay
  • Lithmax
    AA Pharma, Canada
  • Lithobid
    ANI, United States
  • Lithocent
    Crescent, India
  • Lithocent-CR
    Crescent, India
  • Lithosun
    Sun, India
  • Lithosun-SR
    Sun, Bangladesh
  • Lithotrope
    Genetics, Pakistan
  • Lithuril
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Liticarb 500 mg
    Parma, Hungary
  • Litij karbonat
    Jadran, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Litijev karbonat Jadran
    Jadran Galenski, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Litio carbonato
    Farmacologico Mil., Italy; Lachifarma, Italy; Nova Argentia, Italy
  • Litiomal
    Fujinaga Seiyaku, Japan
  • Litionato LC
    Galien, Uruguay
  • Litiumkarbonat Oba
    OBA, Denmark
  • Lito
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Litocarb
    Teva, Peru
  • Litocip
    Cipla, Lebanon
  • Maniprex 250mg
    Wolfs, Luxembourg
  • Milithin
    Minerva, Greece
  • Neuroglit
    Glitz, Pakistan
  • Neurolepsin
    Wabosan Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Plenur
    Faes, Spain
  • PMS-Lithium Carbonate
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Priadel
    Bamford, New Zealand; Dr. Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal; Sanofi-Aventis Netherlands, Netherlands
  • Priadel 400mg retard
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland
  • Priadel PR
    Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Sanofi, United Kingdom
  • Prianil CR
    Nile, Egypt
  • Prolix
    Drugtech, Peru
  • Psicolit
    Farmo Quimica, Chile
  • Quilonium-R
    GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines
  • Quilonorm retard 12.2mmol
    Doetsch Grether, Switzerland
  • Quilonorm retard 450 mg
    Teofarma, Austria
  • Quilonum retard
    Teofarma, Germany
  • Quilonum SR
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia
  • Sicolitio
    Rowe, Uruguay
  • Teralithe
    Sanofi Aventis, Tunisia; Sanofi-aventis, Uruguay
  • Téralithe
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Téralithe LP
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Theralite
    Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia
  • Xentralin
    Iqfarma, Peru
  • Cloruro De Litio
    LiDCO Ltd., Spain
  • Lithiumchloride
    LiDCO Ltd., Netherlands
  • Litijev klorid Pharmamed Mado
    Pharmamed Mado, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Litiumklorid Lidco
    LiDCO, Sweden
  • Granions de Lithium
    EA Pharma, Monaco; Granions, Monaco
  • Li-Liquid
    Rosemont Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Litarex
    Actavis, Denmark
  • Lithium Citrate
    West-Ward, United States; Wockhardt, United States
  • PMS-Lithium Citrate
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Priadel
    Sanofi, United Kingdom
  • Lithioderm 8%
    Labcatal, France
  • Oligosol Lithium
    Labcatal, France
  • Efadermin [+ Zinc Sulfate]
    Louis Widmer, Germany
  • Efalith [+ Zinc Sulfate]
    Widmer, Luxembourg
  • Lithiofor
    Nikolakopoulos, Greece; Vifor, Hong Kong; Vifor Pharma Deutschland, Germany
  • Lithiofor 660mg
    Vifor, Switzerland
  • Lithionit
    BioPhausia, Norway; BioPhausia, Sweden


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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