lithium carbonate/lithium citrate

lithium carbonate/lithium citrate,

n brand names: Eskalith, Lithane, Lithobid, Lithotabs Cibalith-S;
drug class: antimanic, inorganic salt;
action: may alter sodium and potassium ion transport across cell membrane in nerve, muscle cells; may affect both norephinephrine and serotonin in CNS;
uses: manic-depressive illness (manic phase), prevention of bipolar manic depressive psychosis.