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LITHOCENT CR 400MG TABLET

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Composition for LITHOCENT

Lithium(400 mg)

food interaction for LITHOCENT

alcohol interaction for LITHOCENT

pregnancy interaction for LITHOCENT

lactation interaction for LITHOCENT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Lithocent cr 400mg tablet with food.
Lithocent cr 400mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Lithocent cr 400mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lithocent cr 400mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LITHOCENT

Lithium(400 mg)

Uses

Lithocent cr 400mg tablet is used for mania (abnormally elevated mood) and bipolar disoder.

How it works

Lithocent cr 400mg tablet 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

Common Dosage for LITHOCENT CR 400MG TABLET

Patients taking LITHOCENT CR 400MG TABLET

  • 100%
    Twice A Day

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Expert advice for LITHOCENT

  • 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 LITHOCENT

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 18 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)