Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR

Prescription Required


Uses of Carbolith Tablet SR
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR is used for mania and bipolar disoder.
Carbolith Tablet SR side effects
  • Tremor
  • Slurred speech
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Nausea
  • Acne
  • Increased white blood cell count
  • Memory impairment
  • Hair loss
  • Enlarged thyroid gland
  • Skin rash
  • Increased thirst
  • Weight gain
  • Polyuria
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Carbolith Tablet SR
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
How Carbolith Tablet SR works
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR works by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Carbolith Tablet SR related warnings
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR may make you feel sleepy, tired or dizzy. Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR may also cause other effects that can make it dangerous to drive such as numbness, paralysis, weakness or fits (seizures).
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor may ask you to continue Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR for a long time. You must not stop taking it or change the dose, without speaking to your doctor first.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. If it is within 4 hours of the next dose, skip the missed dose (about 6 hours in the case of extended- or slow-release preparations). Never double up doses.
  • Despite your inconvenience and discomfort, your Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR blood levels, thyroid function, and kidney function need to be monitored as long as you take Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR.
  • During treatment with Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR, it is recommended that you drink about 2 to 3 liter of fluid daily and use normal amounts of salt. Inform your doctor if you start or stop a low-salt diet.
  • Avoid sudden change in your diet or fluid intake. If you do go on a diet, your doctor may need to increase the frequency of blood tests.
  • Do not start any medicine including herbal or ayurvedic without telling your doctor. As it may significantly change the Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR levels.
  • Caffeine and alcohol act as diuretics and can lower your Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR concentrations.
  • If you engage in vigorous exercise or have an illness that causes sweating, vomiting, or diarrhoea, consult your doctor because these might affect Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR levels.
  • Nausea, constipation, shakiness, increased thirst, frequent urination, weight gain, or swelling of the extremities should be reported to your doctor. Your doctor may adjust the dose.
  • Blurred vision, confusion, loss of appetite, diarrhoea, vomiting, muscle weakness, lethargy, shakiness, slurred speech, dizziness, loss of balance, inability to urinate, or seizure could indicate severe toxicity and should prompt immediate medical attention.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Carbolith with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
Brand(s): Antep
Brand(s): Imirise
Brand(s): Imi-CI
Brand(s): Topram
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Brand(s): Migsun
Brand(s): DLX, Dutron
Brand(s): R Zep
Brand(s): Norma

Patient Concerns

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It is used to treat All forms of epilepsy, generalised epilepsy with absence seizures, prophylaxis of febrile convulsion, prophylaxis of post traumatic epilepsy, alcohol withdrawal, mania, nelsons syndrome.
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Q. Can I take Carbolith for depression, anxiety?
Carbolith can be taken to treat depression and anxiety. Do consult your doctor before use
Q. What can I take with Carbolith for a headache or pain?
Acetaminophen or aspirin can be taken with Carbolith for headache or pain. Do consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take lithium with ibuprofen, Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Benadryl?
Lithium when taken with ibuprofen, fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft) or Benadryl can lead to increased side effects. Do consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Carbolith cause weight gain, acne, constipation, make you tired or make you high?
Carbolith can cause weight gain, acne, constipation, make you tired. Carbolith does not make you high.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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