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Lithium Orotate Supplements
Question: Are lithium orotate supplements as effective and safe as prescription lithium for bipolar disease and depression?
Answer: It's not known if lithium orotate is as effective for bipolar disease as lithium carbonate and lithium citrate (which are both FDA-approved drugs) and there is preliminary evidence that it is not as safe at the high doses of lithium used to treat bipolar disease. However, very low-dose lithium may have behavioral and cognitive benefits. For more details, see the full answer >>