Tag: lithium

7 UP Once Contained a Prescription Mood Stabilizer that Treats Bipolar Disorders

January 7, 2014 // 11:27 am

Well, I’ll be darned: 7UP, that can of sugar water we’ve been drinking since our youth, once contained a mood stabilizer that’s since been banned. The original variation of the soda contained lithium citrate, a mood-stabilizing drug that was well-known in the late 19th century and early 20th. Today, it…