Lithonate

Definitions of Lithonate
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n a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder

Synonyms:
Eskalith, Lithane, lithium carbonate
Type of:
antipsychotic, antipsychotic agent, antipsychotic drug, major tranquilizer, major tranquilliser, major tranquillizer, neuroleptic, neuroleptic agent, neuroleptic drug
tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
carbonate
a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)

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