[Lithium intoxication due to simultaneous use of trimethoprim].

A 40-year-old woman with a schizoaffective disorder was, inter alia, receiving lithium carbonate. During a simultaneous treatment with trimethoprim, she experienced symptoms of nausea, a feeling of malaise, concentration problems, trembling, an uncertain gait, diarrhoea and muscle spasms, without fever. The lithium level appeared to be elevated. The only… CONTINUE READING