Estimation of lithium dose requirement by lithium clearance, serum lithium and saliva lithium following a loading dose of lithium carbonate.

@article{Tyrer1981EstimationOL,
  title={Estimation of lithium dose requirement by lithium clearance, serum lithium and saliva lithium following a loading dose of lithium carbonate.},
  author={Stephen P. Tyrer and Paul Grof and M Kalvar and Baron Shopsin},
  journal={Neuropsychobiology},
  year={1981},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={152-8}
}
Renal lithium clearance and the serum lithium levels following a single oral loading dose of lithium were used as measures to predict lithium dose requirement during long-term maintenance at 3 different psychiatric centers in North America. Saliva lithium values were also investigated at one of the centers. The correlation between lithium clearance and the… CONTINUE READING