lithium citrate


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lithium citrate

[′lith·ē·əm ′sī‚trāt]
(organic chemistry)
Li3C6H5O7·4H2O White powder that decomposes when heated; slightly soluble in alcohol; soluble in water; used in beverages and pharmaceuticals.
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Conclusion: Although organic compounds of lithium are said to be safer in use as compare to inorganic compounds of lithium but our study suggests that lithium citrate can considerably depletes GSH in cytosolic fraction of human blood.
KEYWORDS: Lithium citrate; Tripeptide; Human blood; Organic compounds.
Syrup formulation (lithium citrate) also available.
Today, lithium is administered to patients as a lithium salt, usually as lithium carbonate or lithium citrate, which is taken by mouth in capsule, tablet, or syrup form.