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TOPIC TITLE: Lithium
Created On 10/15/13 8:41 AM
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toy123
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10/15/13 8:41 AM
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Why is every psychiatrist scared to take me off lithium? I've been on it for at least four years now and I think maybe it's not working but every time I mention it to a psychiatrist they say they don't want to mess with it??? Can u maybe explain to me why?


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Dr. Price MD
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10/15/13 7:42 PM
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I started taking someone off this morning. Happy to do so while monitoring for relapse. Many potential side effects on Lithium. Doctor may be afraid of relapse without it. Let me know how you make out.

Rabbi Price, M.D.
www.RabbiMD.com
 
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