Lithium Test Cost

Lithium is a metallic element and a medication that is prescribed for treating psychiatric disorders. Lithium testing enables the doctor to know what is the correct dose for you before putting you on lithium treatment. This test is also known as serum lithium levels test and lithium blood test. It monitors and measures lithium levels in blood for helping in finding therapeutic range of drug concentrations. As mentioned before, the test measures levels of blood when the patient starts taking lithium for aiding in adjusting to the dosage and reaches desired blood levels.

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CityAverage PriceStarting PricePrice Upto
AgraRs. 278.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 550.00
AhmedabadRs. 492.00Rs. 230.00Rs. 2350.00
AligarhRs. 348.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 630.00
AllahabadRs. 523.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 800.00
AnantapurRs. 483.00Rs. 450.00Rs. 500.00
AurangabadRs. 705.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 1400.00
BangaloreRs. 488.00Rs. 120.00Rs. 2350.00
BardhamanRs. 350.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 400.00
BareillyRs. 497.00Rs. 220.00Rs. 750.00
BelgaumRs. 347.00Rs. 240.00Rs. 400.00
BharuchRs. 450.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 650.00
BhavnagarRs. 350.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 500.00
BhopalRs. 313.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 650.00
BhubaneswarRs. 535.00Rs. 350.00Rs. 720.00
ChandigarhRs. 357.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 1000.00
ChennaiRs. 531.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 2350.00
CoimbatoreRs. 366.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 700.00
CuttackRs. 635.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 1500.00
DhanbadRs. 641.00Rs. 500.00Rs. 800.00
ErnakulamRs. 640.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 900.00
FaridabadRs. 483.00Rs. 230.00Rs. 850.00
GhaziabadRs. 537.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 800.00
GorakhpurRs. 540.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 800.00
GunturRs. 585.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 1500.00
GurgaonRs. 593.00Rs. 230.00Rs. 2350.00
GuwahatiRs. 541.00Rs. 400.00Rs. 720.00
GwaliorRs. 670.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 950.00
HaridwarRs. 588.00Rs. 230.00Rs. 850.00
HooghlyRs. 883.00Rs. 350.00Rs. 1500.00
HowrahRs. 540.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 750.00
HyderabadRs. 515.00Rs. 180.00Rs. 2350.00
IndoreRs. 451.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 2350.00
JabalpurRs. 529.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 750.00
JaipurRs. 634.00Rs. 230.00Rs. 2350.00
JalandharRs. 565.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 1150.00
JamnagarRs. 365.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 500.00
JamshedpurRs. 560.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 1200.00
JodhpurRs. 412.00Rs. 130.00Rs. 900.00
KanpurRs. 536.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 600.00
KochiRs. 208.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 300.00
KolhapurRs. 403.00Rs. 180.00Rs. 650.00
KolkataRs. 512.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 2350.00
KotaRs. 403.00Rs. 230.00Rs. 600.00
KurnoolRs. 722.00Rs. 495.00Rs. 950.00
LucknowRs. 546.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 2350.00
LudhianaRs. 322.00Rs. 120.00Rs. 600.00
MaduraiRs. 460.00Rs. 230.00Rs. 800.00
MangaloreRs. 555.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 1700.00
MeerutRs. 290.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 450.00
MohaliRs. 400.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 600.00
MumbaiRs. 541.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 2350.00
MysoreRs. 410.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 650.00
NadiaRs. 460.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 800.00
NagpurRs. 341.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 750.00
NalgondaRs. 585.00Rs. 150.00Rs. 1000.00
NashikRs. 567.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 1000.00
Navi MumbaiRs. 538.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 900.00
DelhiRs. 485.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 3810.00
NoidaRs. 520.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 800.00
PatialaRs. 367.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 400.00
PatnaRs. 345.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 800.00
PondicherryRs. 465.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 1050.00
PuneRs. 648.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 2350.00
RaipurRs. 455.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 1000.00
RajkotRs. 528.00Rs. 350.00Rs. 700.00
RanchiRs. 460.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 600.00
SalemRs. 533.00Rs. 120.00Rs. 1200.00
SecunderabadRs. 461.00Rs. 180.00Rs. 750.00
SiliguriRs. 368.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 650.00
SolapurRs. 659.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 1000.00
SrinagarRs. 350.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 550.00
SuratRs. 381.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 600.00
ThaneRs. 600.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 2350.00
ThiruvananthapuramRs. 250.00Rs. 195.00Rs. 400.00
TiruchirappalliRs. 488.00Rs. 330.00Rs. 700.00
TirupatiRs. 540.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 1000.00
UdaipurRs. 345.00Rs. 200.00Rs. 600.00
VadodaraRs. 410.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 600.00
ValsadRs. 350.00Rs. 300.00Rs. 400.00
VaranasiRs. 705.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 950.00
VijayawadaRs. 400.00Rs. 100.00Rs. 800.00
VisakhapatnamRs. 582.00Rs. 350.00Rs. 1000.00
WarangalRs. 391.00Rs. 250.00Rs. 600.00

Lithium testing is ordered when patient experiences dizziness, confusion, diarrhea, nausea, tremors, lack of co-ordination, muscle weakness. People who are already on lithium treatment are also ordered this test, for measuring progress of this drug for treatment of psychotic disorder. It’s also prescribed if the doctor wants to alter lithium dosage for his patient or to find out the perfect proportion for him/her.

Lithium test is highly important for doctor to figure out the perfect dosage for his patient suffering from any psychiatric disorder like bipolar disorder or mania, and keep toxicity away as a result of wrong dosage of lithium. Diagnostic tests like urinalysis, thyroid function, complete blood count, creatinine, calcium testing, are ordered in conjunction with a lithium test.

Medications like antibiotics, epilepsy medicines, diuretics, medicines for high blood pressure, migraine and chest pain, vitamin supplements, herbs and over-the-counter drugs, also can alter lithium test results and outcomes. Hence, the doctor would advise you to discontinue them for a certain period.

Lithium testing is done through blood testing. Blood is taken out from the area inside the elbow. So it is advisable to wear loose-fitting clothes for the test. Midnight fasting is not required for this test. Blood samples are usually taken post a 12-hour period after patient has taken the lithium dosage.

0.6-1.2 mEq/L are the normal ranges of lithium in human body. If results are high, that could cause lithium toxicity. If the lithium levels come low, that is not helpful for treating the psychiatric disorder either. Abnormal levels may also signify kidney or cardiovascular diseases in patient. Low results mean the person is not getting adequate medications for their psychiatric disorder.


Lithium Test FAQs
Q: What is lithium?
A: Lithium is the lightest metallic element in the environment and has many uses. It is also found in trace amounts in living organisms.
Q: What is the biological importance of lithium?
A: Lithium has been known to regulate serotonin levels in the body. It has also been known to aid neurogenesis, sodium transport and boost immunity of the body.
Q: Why is lithium test performed?
A: This test is performed to determine the concentration of lithium in blood after it has been given as a medication to treat bipolar and other psychotic disorders. Lithium levels need to be monitored to avoid the possibility of toxicity.
Q: What are the recommended levels of lithium in the body?
A: Ideal levels of lithium in the body should be 0.6-1.2 mEq/L.
Q: How is lithium test performed?
A: A sample of blood is all that is needed. Do remember to inform your doctor about your last dose of lithium and details of all medications you are presently taking.
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