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Lithosan 400mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Lithosan 400mg Tablet SR

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Primary uses of Lithosan 400mg Tablet SR

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Alcohol
MRP
34
₹3.4/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lithosan Tablet SR

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Uses of Lithosan Tablet SR

Lithosan 400mg Tablet SR is used for mania and bipolar disoder.
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Lithosan 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 Lithosan 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. Lithosan 400mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Lithosan Tablet SR works

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

In Depth Information on Lithosan Tablet SR

Expert advice for Lithosan Tablet SR

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

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Frequently asked questions about Lithosan Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Lithium

Lithosan can be taken to treat depression and anxiety. Do consult your doctor before use
Acetaminophen or aspirin can be taken with Lithosan 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
Lithosan can cause weight gain, acne, constipation, make you tired. Lithosan does not make you high.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Lithosan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lithosan with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce, MEDISLIM (MERIDIAN), Sintrim, Sibutrex, Sibutrim, Sibuslim, Deobese, Keep Fit, Sibunet
Lithosan with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron, Cordarone, Amipace
Lithosan with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Lithosan with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Lithosan with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irovel, XARB
Lithosan with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez
Lithosan with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Lithosan with Tiapride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Lithosan with Captopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten, Angiopril
Lithosan with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart, Cantar, Candelong
Lithosan with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Lithosan with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Lithosan with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Lithosan with Rizatriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza
Lithosan with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Lithosan with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Lithosan with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Lithosan with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard, Eviper
Lithosan with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Lithosan with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Lithosan with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Lithosan with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Lithosan with Nitroxazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitroxazepine: Sintamil
Lithosan with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Lithosan with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Lithosan with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
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