Is there a generic version of lithium?

Generic versions of lithium are available from a number of companies. Generic lithium is available in 150, 300 and 600 milligram (mg.) capsules, a 300 mg. tablet and 300 and 450 mg. extended-release tablets. A lithium liquid is also available in the strength of 8 mEq per 5 milliliter.

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