A Case report of lithium carbonate induced nephrogenic Diabetes insipidus


Niraj Khatri Sapkota, Kailash Chandra Swain

Abstract


Depressive mania is a mood swinging disorder, with clinical symptoms of depression followed by mania a schizophrenic like symptoms is medically handled by Experienced Psychiatrician on the basis of patient symptoms.
A case of dermatological blackish mark on periorbital region and facial roughness with diabetes insipidus like symptomaticside effects, patient exasperated by the symptoms came to (out patient department)OPD for the treatment of aforementioned symptoms, after 2 years of medication by lithosun 300mg. We report a case of an middle aged 44 years male who progressively developed diabetic alike symptoms , apparently as a side effect from treatment with lithium carbonate. All symptoms completely resolved on discontinuation of lithium carbonate (Lithosun).
Middle age, more than yearly duration of lithium carbonate treatment, though minimal dose of lithosun treatment for its therapeutic value may be risk factors for its side effects. Implications for clinician is very important to note this side effect in BPAD (Bipolar affective disorder)to these groups of patients.


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Title

A Case report of lithium carbonate induced nephrogenic Diabetes insipidus

Date

01-07-2017

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Innovare Journal of Medical Sciences
Vol 5 Issue 4 2017 (July-August) Page: 1-2

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2321-4406

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Niraj Khatri Sapkota
Department of Physiolgy,Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur,Nepal
Nepal

Kailash Chandra Swain
Department Pharmacology and School of Pharmacy, Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur,Nepal.
Nepal


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