Effect of Lithium Therapy on Thyroid Function: a Retrospective Study on Indian Patients

Abstract

Thirty patients with Bipolar affective disorder who were on Lithium therapy for 6 months to 24 months, were tested for any alteration in their thyroid function. Eight (26.67%) patients had elevated serum TSH level and four (13.33%) patients had decreased serum T(4) level than the normal range. Serum T(3), although showing a declining trend was found within… (More)

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@inproceedings{Srivastava1993EffectOL, title={Effect of Lithium Therapy on Thyroid Function: a Retrospective Study on Indian Patients}, author={A. Srivastava and P. B. Behere and J. K. Agrawal}, booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry}, year={1993} }