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LITCA 450MG TABLET SR

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MRP: Rs. 24 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablet sr each)
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Composition for LITCA

Lithium(450 mg)

food interaction for LITCA

alcohol interaction for LITCA

pregnancy interaction for LITCA

lactation interaction for LITCA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Litca 450mg tablet sr with food.
Litca 450mg tablet sr may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Litca 450mg tablet sr is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LITCA

Lithium(450 mg)

Uses

Litca 450mg tablet sr is used for mania (abnormally elevated mood) and bipolar disoder.

How it works

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

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Excessive thirst, Frequent urge to urinate, Confusion, Decreased libido, Decreased memory, Diarrhoea, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Fine hand tremor, Headache, Impotence, Muscle weakness, Renal abnormalities, Tongue hyperpigmentation, Skin hyperpigmentation, Weight gain

SUBSTITUTES for LITCA

6 Substitutes
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  • LITHIC 450MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Icon Life Sciences
    Rs. 4.20/tablet sr
    generic_icon
    Rs. 42
    pay 75% more per tablet sr
  • MANICARB 450MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Psychotropics India Ltd
    Rs. 3.25/tablet sr
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    Rs. 32.50
    pay 35% more per tablet sr
  • LITHICAB 450MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Tas Med India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 3.56/tablet sr
    generic_icon
    Rs. 35.61
    pay 48% more per tablet sr
  • LI 450MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Altius Life Sciences
    Rs. 3.04/tablet sr
    generic_icon
    Rs. 30.38
    pay 27% more per tablet sr
  • CARBOLITH 450MG TABLET SR
    (10 tablet sr in strip)
    Psycormedies
    Rs. 3.88/tablet sr
    generic_icon
    Rs. 38.75
    pay 61% more per tablet sr

Top Psychiatrists

  • Dr. Kanika Mehrotra
    MBBS
    4.7
  • Dr. Anurag Mishra
    MBBS, MD
    4.6
  • Dr. T. Bansal
    MBBS
    4.4
  • Dr. Anupama Ahlawat
    MBBS
    4.3
  • Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
    MBBS, DNB, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.1

Expert advice for LITCA

  • Do not start lithium and consult your doctor if you have kidney or heart problems,  have infection, feel sick, have been sick or have diarrhea.
  • Tell your doctor if you get the thoughts of killing yourself.
  • Lithium is not recommended in children below 12 years of age.
  • You should take effective contraceptive measures while on lithium treatment.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machineries while on lithium treatment, as it can cause drowsiness and can slow your reactions.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for LITCA

Lithium

Q.Can I take lithium for depression, anxiety?
Lithium can be taken to treat depression and anxiety. Do consult your doctor before use

Q.What can I take with lithium for a headache or pain?
Acetaminophen or aspirin can be taken with lithium 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 lithium cause weight gain, acne, constipation, make you tired or make you high?
Lithium can cause weight gain, acne, constipation, make you tired. Lithium does not make you high.

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Content on this page was last updated on 29 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)