Lithium succinate

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Lithium succinate
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC4H5LiO4
Molar mass124.02 g/mol

Lithium succinate, the lithium salt of succinic acid, is a drug used in the treatment of seborrhoeic dermatitis[1] and proposed for the treatment of anogenital warts.[2]

References

  1. Leeming JP (1993). "Use of topical lithium succinate in the treatment of seborrhoeic dermatitis". Dermatology (Basel). 187 (2): 149–50. PMID 8358107.
  2. Ward KA, Armstrong KD, Maw RD, Winther MD, Gilburt SJ, Dinsmore WW (1997). "A pilot study to investigate the treatment of anogenital warts with Topical Lithium Succinate cream (8% lithium succinate, 0.05% zinc sulphate)". International journal of STD & AIDS. 8 (8): 515–7. PMID 9259500.