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Elcab 300mg Tablet

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Composition for Elcab 300mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Elcab 300mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
MRP
13.2
₹1.32/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Elcab Tablet

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Uses of Elcab Tablet

Elcab 300mg Tablet is used for mania and bipolar disoder.
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Elcab Tablet side effects

Common

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.

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How to use Elcab Tablet

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. Elcab 300mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Elcab Tablet works

Elcab 300mg Tablet works by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Elcab Tablet

Expert advice for Elcab Tablet

  • Your doctor may ask you to continue Elcab 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 Elcab blood levels, thyroid function, and kidney function need to be monitored as long as you take Elcab.
     
  • During treatment with Elcab, 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 Elcab levels.
  • Caffeine and alcohol act as diuretics and can lower your Elcab concentrations.
     
  • If you engage in vigorous exercise or have an illness that causes sweating, vomiting, or diarrhoea, consult your doctor because these might affect Elcab 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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Elcab Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Elcab Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Elcab 300mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Elcab 300mg Tablet 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
Elcab 300mg Tablet 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.
Elcab 300mg Tablet may make you feel sleepy, tired or dizzy. Elcab 300mg Tablet may also cause other effects that can make it dangerous to drive such as numbness, paralysis, weakness or fits (seizures).
Kidney
CAUTION
Elcab 300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elcab 300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Elcab 300mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Elcab 300mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Elcab 300mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Elcab Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lithium

Elcab can be taken to treat depression and anxiety. Do consult your doctor before use
Acetaminophen or aspirin can be taken with Elcab 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
Elcab can cause weight gain, acne, constipation, make you tired. Elcab does not make you high.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Elcab with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Elcab with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Elcab with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron, Cordarone, Amipace
Elcab with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Elcab with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Elcab with Rizatriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza
Elcab with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Elcab with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Elcab with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irovel, XARB
Elcab with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Elcab with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Elcab with Nitroxazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitroxazepine: Sintamil
Elcab with Tiapride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Elcab with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Elcab with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Elcab with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard, Eviper
Elcab with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Elcab with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart, Cantar, Candelong
Elcab with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez
Elcab with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Elcab with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Elcab with Captopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten, Angiopril
Elcab with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Elcab with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Elcab with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Elcab with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Elcab with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
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