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Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
27.65
₹2.76/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Carbolith Tablet SR

Uses of Carbolith Tablet SR

Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR is used for mania and bipolar disoder.

Carbolith Tablet SR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Carbolith are 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.

In Depth Information on Carbolith Tablet SR

Expert advice for Carbolith Tablet SR

  • 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.
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Carbolith Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Carbolith Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Carbolith 400 mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
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).
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Carbolith Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Lithium

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Carbolith with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Carbolith with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Obewin, Welose, Beslim, SIB Trim, Reduce, Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim
Carbolith with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Pacenorm, Amiodon, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol
Carbolith with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Sebri, Irbepex, Irovel
Carbolith with Rizatriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Migsun, Rizact, Rizanet, Rizatan, Rizatrip
Carbolith with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Carbolith with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Carbolith with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
Carbolith with Tiapride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Carbolith with Captopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten
Carbolith with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Carbolith with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Carbolith with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Celexa, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola
Carbolith with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Carbolith with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Carbolith with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Prom, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ
Carbolith with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Clopin, Ecmin, Arimip, Clomijet, Cloclam, Obsenil
Carbolith with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Carbolith with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimolite, Arkazid, Pimide
Carbolith with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Carbolith with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Carbolith with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Carbolith with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
Carbolith with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Carbolith with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride, Sulvo, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo
Carbolith with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Carbolith with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Carbolith with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Carbolith with Risperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risperidone: Rasin, Ubitdon, Zodon, Repridon, Riposh, Rize, Sperd, Respid, Zon, R Don
Carbolith with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Carbolith with Duloxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Duloxetine: DLX, Dutron, Dulok, Dulotek, Dutix, Dulex, Dutop, Zidane, Delok, Sympta
Carbolith with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Imipra, Ira, Elidep, Elamin
Carbolith with Ramipril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ramipril: Topram, Rigapril, G Pril, Ram, Winpace, Artere, Beri, Topam, Xypril, Panpril
Carbolith with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Carbolith with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Carbolith with Olmesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olmesartan: Olmirose, Olminir, Golme, Oltab, Olistor, Olque, Olran, Olsacare, Olmex, Olmecer
Carbolith with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart, Cantar, Candelong
Carbolith with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard

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