Other tomes: Petersen
- Lithii Citras, Lithium Citrate,—Dose, gr. v-xxx. Extemporaneously prepared by adding Citric Acid to a solution of the Carbonate in water.
- Lithii Carbonas,—Dose, gr. ij-xv. Lithii Bromidum,—Dose, gr. v-xx.
Physiological Action. It acts purely as an alkali, being the most decided alkali of the group.
- Therapeutics are but few. In the—
- Indigestion and Rheumatism of the obese,—the Lithium salts are useful.
- Lithaemia,—is best treated by the Citrate or Bromide, in full doses.
- Chronic Rheumatic Arthritis,—the Bromide, both internally and locally.
- Myalgia,—the Bromide is very useful, in 5-grain doses.
- Diabetes Mellitus,—Lithiated Arsenical Water, as a beverage; see Arsenum.
A Compend of Materia Medica, Therapeutics, and Prescription Writing, 1902, by Sam'l O. L. Potter, M.D., M.R.C.P.L.