Litca 450mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Litca 450mg Tablet SR

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Medicine Overview of Litca Tablet SR

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Uses of Litca Tablet SR

Litca 450mg Tablet SR is used for mania and bipolar disoder.
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Side effects of Litca Tablet SR

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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 Litca 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. It is better to take Litca 450mg Tablet SR with food.

How Litca Tablet SR works

Litca 450mg tablet sr works by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Litca Tablet SR

Expert advice for Litca Tablet SR

  • Your doctor may ask you to continue Litca 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 Litca blood levels, thyroid function, and kidney function need to be monitored as long as you take Litca.  
  • During treatment with Litca, 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 Litca levels.
  • Caffeine and alcohol act as diuretics and can lower your Litca concentrations.  
  • If you engage in vigorous exercise or have an illness that causes sweating, vomiting, or diarrhoea, consult your doctor because these might affect Litca 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Litca 450mg Tablet SR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Litca 450mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Litca 450mg 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.
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Lactation
Litca 450mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Litca 450mg Tablet SR may make you feel sleepy, tired or dizzy. Litca 450mg Tablet SR may also cause other effects that can make it dangerous to drive such as numbness, paralysis, weakness or fits (seizures).
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Litca 450mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Lithium is contraindicated in patients with severe renal insufficiency.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Duron 100mg Tablet, Olsertain 40mg Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Litca 450mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Lithium

Litca can be taken to treat depression and anxiety. Do consult your doctor before use
Acetaminophen or aspirin can be taken with Litca 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
Litca can cause weight gain, acne, constipation, make you tired. Litca does not make you high.
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