More bipolar patients will be getting lithium

More bipolar patients will be getting lithium.

Both lithium and valproate are considered first-line mood stabilizers for most patients with bipolar disorder.

Lithium use has decreased over the years, mainly due to monitoring requirements...bothersome side effects...and the use of valproate and newer drugs for bipolar disorder.

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