Lithium Side Effects vs. Toxicity

by Cathy Parkes April 02, 2019 Updated: February 16, 2024

Lithium Side Effects vs. Toxicity

Lithium: fine hand tremors are an EXPECTED side effect, coarse hand tremors indicate TOXICITY.

Check out our full article on lithium, and other medications for Bipolar, in our Pharmacology series.


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