If you are:
FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFF HUMAN DATA; ANIMAL DATA SUG DEV TOX; WEIGH MATERNAL BENEFIT VS FETAL RISK
Absolute Contraindication: USE IS NOT RECOMMENDED. USE MAY RESULT IN LITHIUM TOXICITY.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Adjust dose in renal impairment. Monitor levels more regularly initially. Neuro/Psych-Higher incidence of CNS toxicities. Endocrine-monitor for hypothyroidism and goiter.
Giving Lithobid to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Weigh risk/benefit. Contraindicated with severe cardiovascular or renal disease. Safety and efficacy not established.