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AIIMS Exam Questions

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8 out of 15
 

Fatal dose of lithium

 

 
A 8 mEq/L
B 6 mEq/L
C 4 mEq/L
D 2 mEq/L
Ans. C 4 mEq/L
  • Therapeutic plasma concentration of lithium for
  1. Prophylaxis – 0.6 – 1 mEq/L
  2. Acute Mania – 1 – 1.5 mEq/L
  • Permanent neurological damage (cerebellar damage) seen in concentration > 3 mEq/L.
  • Death is usually seen with plasma concentration > 4 mEq/L.
  • Absolute indication of dialysis is plasma concentration > 3 mEq/L.
  • Admission criteria is plasma concentration > 2 mEq/L.

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