Lithon 450mg Tablet SR

RKG Pharma

Composition for Lithon 450mg Tablet SR

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₹2.36/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Lithon Tablet SR


Uses of Lithon Tablet SR

Lithon 450mg Tablet SR is used for mania and bipolar disoder.

Side effects of Lithon Tablet SR


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 Lithon 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 Lithon 450mg Tablet SR with food.

How Lithon Tablet SR works

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

In Depth Information on Lithon Tablet SR

Expert advice for Lithon Tablet SR

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

Lithon 450mg Tablet SR may make you feel sleepy, tired or dizzy. Lithon 450mg Tablet SR may also cause other effects that can make it dangerous to drive such as numbness, paralysis, weakness or fits (seizures).
Lithon 450mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lithon 450mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Lithon 450mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Lithon 450mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lithon 450mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Eurythmic 150mg Injection, Paliris 6mg Tablet, Olsertain 40mg Tablet, R Pril 1.25mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lithon 450mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Lithium

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

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