Mnemonic to remember the side effects of Lithium

Side effects of Lithium can be memorized using the mnemonic HUSSEIN.


  • Hypothyroidism, High WBC count, Hyperreflexia, Hand tremor
  • Upset Stomach
  • Skin lesion (acne, psoriasis)
  • Excessive thirst and increased urination, Epstein anomaly
  • Impairment of cognition, Increase in body weight
  • Nystagmus

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