Lithium Toxicity Medication

Updated: Nov 08, 2022
  • Author: David C Lee, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Medication Summary

The goal of therapy is to remove or reduce the excess amounts of lithium resulting from an overdose.


GI decontaminants

Polyethylene glycol bowel prep (GoLYTELY, Colyte)

Laxative with strong electrolytic and osmotic effects that has cathartic actions in the GI tract.