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very good: Rob Studio City, CALIF, USA 2006-Oct-27
The Lithium content figures have been revised from the original page to .29Mg/L from 290Mg/L. Therefor my original post no longer applies.
If anyone knows the actual number for Lithium (other than from this page) please post here or email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
good: Rob Manhattan, New York, USA, 2001-Jan-26~~~
A liter of this water would provide about 3/4's of a minimum prescribed dosage of Lithium.
It's my understanding that the dose for treatment of depression is in the range of 400mg - 1g daily Here is inf from my files (can't find link to pharmacologic resource)
Lithium salts are used for the prophylaxis of recurrent depression and also prophylaxis and treatment of mania and manic-depression. The decision to prescribe lithium is based on a consideration of likelihood of recurrence, often after specialist review, and the benefit weighed against the risk. In long-term use, therapeutic concentrations have been thought to cause histological and functional changes in the kidney.
Lithium salts have a narrow therapeutic/toxic ratio and should not be prescribed unless facilities for monitoring are available. This should be carried out every three months. Toxicity is made worse by serum sodium c
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