avoiding errors with lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith CR, etc) prescriptions

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Accidentally giving too much of the drug can lead to lithium toxicity...vomiting, seizures, coma, kidney problems, and death.

Product selection. Double-check that you pick the right lithium form...it comes in immediate-release tablets and capsules, extended-release tablets, and a solution.

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