Combining-Lithium-Gabapentin

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Lithium
Type moodstabilizer
Group other
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ATC-code N05AN01
Medscape Lithium
PubChem 11125
PubMed Lithium
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Kompas (Dutch) Lithium
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Gabapentin
Type moodstabilizer
Group anticonvulsant
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ATC-code N03AX12
PubChem 3446
PubMed Gabapentin
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Adding gabapentin to lithium.

Infobord.png General information
  
Lithium
  • Lithium is eliminated by the kidney for about 95%. Changes in the rate of excretion can cause unwanted effects.
  
Gabapentin
  • Gabapentin is eliminated unchanged by the kidney for 100%.
  
Lithium
  
Gabapentin
  • Lithium is eliminated by the kidney for about 95%. Changes in the rate of excretion can cause unwanted effects.
  • Gabapentine is eliminated unchanged by the kidney for 100%.
  • This combination of drugs may have possible synergistic effects. There are no reports for pharmacokinetic drug interactions. However, the combination will have additional side effects. [2]
Eenrichtingbord.png Start gabapentin
  
Gabapentin
  • Start gabapentine according to the general dosing advice.
Nietinrijdenbord.png Stop gabapentin
  
Gabapentin
Letopbord.png Cave
  • Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects. [3]


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