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Lithocap 300mg Capsule

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Composition for Lithocap 300mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Lithocap 300mg Capsule

10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Lithocap Capsule


Uses of Lithocap Capsule

Lithocap 300mg Capsule is used for mania and bipolar disoder.

Lithocap Capsule side effects


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 Lithocap Capsule

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. Lithocap 300mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Lithocap Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Lithocap Capsule

Expert advice for Lithocap Capsule

  • Your doctor may ask you to continue Lithocap 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 Lithocap blood levels, thyroid function, and kidney function need to be monitored as long as you take Lithocap.
  • During treatment with Lithocap, 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 Lithocap levels.
  • Caffeine and alcohol act as diuretics and can lower your Lithocap concentrations.
  • If you engage in vigorous exercise or have an illness that causes sweating, vomiting, or diarrhoea, consult your doctor because these might affect Lithocap 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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Lithocap Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Lithocap Capsule
Lithocap 300mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Lithocap 300mg Capsule 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.
Lithocap 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Lithocap 300mg Capsule may make you feel sleepy, tired or dizzy. Lithocap 300mg Capsule may also cause other effects that can make it dangerous to drive such as numbness, paralysis, weakness or fits (seizures).
Lithocap 300mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lithocap 300mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lithocap 300mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Lithocap 300mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lithocap 300mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lithocap Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Lithium

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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