Each 2m1 (0.07 fl. oz.) ampoule contains
4.07 mg lithium gluconate in a 10% alcohol
and 5% glucose aqueous solution.
MODE OF ACTION Lithium is a trace element that intervenes in the transmission of nerve cells by affecting membrane potential.
It has a sedative and non-hypnotic action.
Lithium also acts upon urinary function by stimulating the elimination of urea and uric acid.
Lithium has been successfully used in the prevention of both manic and depressive mood swings. Studies at Rockland State Hospital, New York (1975) suggest that lithium may play a role in controlling alcoholism.
Lithium can change drinking habits by affecting or countering the action of alcohol on the brain.
Lithium may boost the level of acetylcholine.
Behavior problems, insomnia, manic depression, anxiety, hyperirritability, gout and various types of pain.
Lithium can also help in various eating disorders (anorexia nervosa).
Fatigue (non-specific) Gout
Hallucinations Hypertension (stress)
Lumbago Lumbago (functional)
Migraine (tension) Obesity (anxious overeating)
Sleep disorder (bedwetting)