Genetic notes on various pharmacotherapies for psychiatric conditions.
Lithium use in women of reproductive age or pregnant women may increase in the risk of cardiac malformations.
Careful monitoring of thyroid function is necessary for patients undergoing lithium therapy.
Researchers found that valproic acid increased the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
An abandoned drug for stroke treatment may provide a safer treatment than lithium in treating bipolar disorder.
Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) hormone boosted the lithium sensitivity of blood cells in patients who were lithium-resistant.
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