Also known as:
Sample Type: SERUM
Method: CROWN ETHER DYE
Lithium is used to treat certain psychiatric illnesses like bipolar disorder. This test may be done to optimize the dose of medication without causing toxicity or sometimes if lithium toxicity is suspected based on symptoms and signs.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking