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LITHOPIK 400MG TABLET SR

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Composition FOR LITHOPIK 400mg tablet sr

Lithium(400mg)

food interaction for LITHOPIK tablet sr

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It is better to take Lithopik 400mg tablet sr with food.
Lithopik 400mg tablet sr may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Lithopik 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lithopik 400mg tablet sr is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • LIFE-THREATENING INTERACTION
    CORDARONE 150MG INJECTION, DURON 100MG TABLET 
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
    OLSERTAIN 40MG TABLET, SERENACE 5MG INJECTION 1ML, CILOGARD 10MG TABLET & 5 more
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LITHOPIK 400mg tablet sr

    Lithium(400mg)

    Lithopik tablet sr uses

    Lithopik 400mg tablet sr is used for mania and bipolar disoder.

    How lithopik tablet sr works

    Lithopik 400mg tablet sr works by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects of lithopik 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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LITHOPIK tablet sr

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    • LITHOLENT 400MG TABLET SR
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      Talent India
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    • LITHIC 400MG TABLET SR
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      Rs. 3.90/tablet sr
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    • MANICARB 400MG TABLET SR
      (10 tablet sr in strip)
      Psychotropics India Ltd
      Rs. 2.75/tablet sr
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      Rs. 27.50
      pay 15% more per tablet sr
    • LITHEX 400MG TABLET SR
      (10 tablet sr in strip)
      Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 3.40/tablet sr
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      Rs. 34
      pay 42% more per tablet sr
    • LITMAN 400MG TABLET SR
      (10 tablet sr in strip)
      Mayflower India
      Rs. 2.59/tablet sr
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    Expert advice FOR LITHOPIK tablet sr

    • Your doctor may ask you to continue Lithium 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 Lithium blood levels, thyroid function, and kidney function need to be monitored as long as you take Lithium.
       
    • During treatment with Lithium, 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 Lithium levels.
    • Caffeine and alcohol act as diuretics and can lower your Lithium concentrations.
       
    • If you engage in vigorous exercise or have an illness that causes sweating, vomiting, or diarrhoea, consult your doctor because these might affect Lithium 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR LITHOPIK 400mg tablet sr

    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
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    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)