Prediction of dosage of lithium carbonate: Use of a standard predictive method

F. Gengo, J. Timko, J. D'Antonio, T. A. Ramsey, A. Frazer, J. Mendels

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Abstract

The nomogram developed by Cooper and associates used to predict the dose of lithium carbonate (Li +) which is needed to attain therapeutic Li + concentrations has, in general, proven to be accurate and clinically useful. However, there may be some patients in whom the pharmacokinetic disposition of Li + varies sufficiently so that accurate dosage predictions cannot be made; a report of one such patient is given.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Psychiatry
Volume41
Issue number9
StatePublished - Nov 18 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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