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Lithex 400mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Lithex 400mg Tablet SR

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Primary uses of Lithex 400mg Tablet SR

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Alcohol
MRP
40.7
₹4.07/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lithex Tablet SR

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Uses of Lithex Tablet SR

Lithex 400mg Tablet SR is used for mania and bipolar disoder.
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Lithex Tablet SR side effects

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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 Lithex 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. Lithex 400mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Lithex Tablet SR works

Lithex 400mg Tablet SR works by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Lithex Tablet SR

Expert advice for Lithex Tablet SR

  • Your doctor may ask you to continue Lithex 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 Lithex blood levels, thyroid function, and kidney function need to be monitored as long as you take Lithex.
     
  • During treatment with Lithex, 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 Lithex levels.
  • Caffeine and alcohol act as diuretics and can lower your Lithex concentrations.
     
  • If you engage in vigorous exercise or have an illness that causes sweating, vomiting, or diarrhoea, consult your doctor because these might affect Lithex 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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Lithex Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Lithex Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lithex 400mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lithex 400mg 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
Lithex 400mg 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.
Lithex 400mg Tablet SR may make you feel sleepy, tired or dizzy. Lithex 400mg Tablet SR may also cause other effects that can make it dangerous to drive such as numbness, paralysis, weakness or fits (seizures).
Kidney
CAUTION
Lithex 400mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lithex 400mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lithex 400mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Lithex 400mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lithex 400mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lithex Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Lithium

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lithex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lithex with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit
Lithex with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron, Cordarone, Amipace
Lithex with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard, Eviper
Lithex with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Lithex with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Lithex with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez
Lithex with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Lithex with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Lithex with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Lithex with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Lithex with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Lithex with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Lithex with Tiapride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Lithex with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Lithex with Rizatriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza
Lithex with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Lithex with Nitroxazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitroxazepine: Sintamil
Lithex with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Lithex with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Lithex with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart, Cantar, Candelong
Lithex with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irbepex, Irovel, XARB
Lithex with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Lithex with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Lithex with Captopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten, Angiopril
Lithex with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Lithex with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Lithex with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
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