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Old 07-19-2005, 07:25 PM   #1
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Lithium

Whats the difference between capsules and tablets lithium? Does one work faster then the other or is it the same?
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Re: Lithium

I've taken both because I get whatever the insurance company has listed in their formulary -
Personally I've found that they both work at the same speed (lithium acts on a half-life so the trick is to keep the dosage even - not so much how fast it works), and both have kept me "even" for 20 yrs....
The only reason I prefer tablets is that the total # of tablets I take seems smaller since they never fill up the capsule. That, and a faint smell from the capsule (which I may be imagining since I've never heard anyone else comment on it!).
A good question!
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