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Summary sheet: Lithium

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The structure of the carbonate of lithium, lithium carbonate.

Lithium salts, or lithium (sold as many salts of the lithium ion and under many trade names, such as Eskalith) is a widely-prescribed mood-stabilizing pharmaceutical of the lithium salt chemical class that produces mood-stabilizing, calming, and dulling effects when administered. Lithium is used clinically for bipolar disorder. Lithium has been reported to potentially trigger psychosis and severe seizures when combined with psychedelics, notably LSD.

History and culture

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Chemistry

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Pharmacology

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Lithium has a complex pharmacology.

Subjective effects

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Toxicity and harm potential

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We also recommend that you conduct independent research and use harm reduction practices when using this substance.

It is strongly recommended that one use harm reduction practices when using this substance.

Lethal dosage

Tolerance and addiction potential

Dangerous interactions

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Although many psychoactive substances are safe to use on their own, they can become dangerous or even life-threatening when taken with other substances. The list below contains some potentially dangerous combinations, but may not include all of them. Certain combinations may be safe in low doses but still increase the possibility of injury of death. Independent research should always be conducted to ensure that a combination of two or more substances is safe before consumption.

  • Psychedelics - This combination has been reported by many users to cause seizures and psychotic breaks, notably with LSD. At least one death has been reported to be triggered by the combination of LSD and lithium.[1]

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