Lithium carbonate is indicated in the treatment and prophylaxis of mania, bipolar disorder and recurrent depression, in addition to aggressive or self-mutilating behaviour.
Therapeutic drug monitoring
12 hours post-dose: 0.4-1.0 mmol/L
|Sample & container required||SST (gold top)|
|Sample volume||0.5 mL|
|Turnaround time||1 day|