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Safety and Efficacy Study of Lithium in Bipolar Disorder

2014-08-27 03:40:40 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Lithium is safe and effective in the treatment of Bipolar I Disorder subjects with symptoms of acute mania.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Bipolar Disorder

Intervention

Lithium Carbonate Capsule

Location

JDS Pharmaceuticals
New York
New York
United States
10174

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

JDS Pharmaceuticals

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:40-0400

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An element in the alkali metals family. It has the atomic symbol Li, atomic number 3, and atomic weight 6.94. Salts of lithium are used in treating BIPOLAR DISORDER.

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