|Systematic name||Lithium carbonate|
|Other names|| Carbolith®, Cibalith-S®,|
|Molar mass||xx.xx g/mol|
|Solubility (water)||x.xx g/l|
|Melting point||xx.x °C|
|Boiling point||xx.x °C|
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Medical uses Edit
- Main article: Lithium pharmacology
Lithium carbonate is used as a mood stabilizer in psychiatric treatment of manic states and bipolar disorder. The lithium ions interfere with complex chemical reactions that relay and amplify messages carried to the cells of the brain. 
Lithium carbonate is sold as Carbolith®, Cibalith-S®, Duralith®, Eskalith®, Lithane®, Lithizine®, Lithobid®, Lithonate®, Lithotabs® and Priadel®.
possesses low margin of safety : causes adverse effects like arrhythemia, confusion, convultion, and may lead to coma. may also cause abnormal formation of fetus.
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