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Intalith Cr 450mg Tablets

Intalith Cr 450mg Tablets

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Intalith 450 MG Description

Intalith Cr 450 mg is from the psychological class of medicine called 'Antimanic agents' or 'Mood stabilisers’. It is used to treat mood disorders such as mania, recurrent depression and bipolar d

isorders. Bipolar disorder is also a mental disorder with extreme mood swings such as from the hyper stage of mania to low mood like depression. Intalith Cr 450 mg contains lithium that helps by increasing the action of chemical messengers in the brain, removing the unnecessary and unusual movement of nerve cells in the brain. This medicine should not be taken without the consultation of a doctor. Take the medication at the same time of the day with food for better absorption. Regular blood tests should be done while taking Intalith Cr 450 mg tablet, just to monitor the levels of lithium in the blood.


Product Summary

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ContainsLithium(450.0 Mg)
UsesMania, Bipolar disorder, Recurrent depression
Side effectsDry mouth, Tremor, Slurred speech, Uncoordinated body movements, Nausea, Memory impairment, Diarrhoea
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Uses of Intalith 450 MG

  • Intalith Cr 450 mg tablet is used to treat mania, bipolar disorder, and recurrent depression.

Contraindications of Intalith 450 MG

If you are allergic to Intalith Cr 450 mg tablets or their active ingredient. If you consume alcohol. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you have suicidal tendencies. If you have k...
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Side effects of Intalith 450 MG

  • Side effects of Intalith Cr 450mg (List)
  • Dry mouth
  • Tremor
  • Slurred speech
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Nausea
  • Memory impairment
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Intalith 450 MG



Can I take Intalith CR-450 tablets during pregnancy?
Intalith CR-450 tablet is a category D medication which means it has potential side effects on the foetus and can be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek advice from an expert in cases of emergency.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Intalith CR-450 tablets while breastfeeding?
Intalith CR-450 tablets are not safe to take while breastfeeding, as they pass through the mother's milk in a significant amount, which can affect the baby. Breastfed babies should be closely monitored as not many studies have been done, and very limited information is available. The doctor will check the benefit to risk ratio before prescribing it to the lactating female.


Can I drive if I have taken Intalith CR-450 tablets?
No. You should not drive while using Intalith CR-450 tablets as it decreases alertness. Intalith CR-450 tablets cause drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, and fatigue. So, one should not perform activities that require mental alertness and physical strength, such as driving.


Can I consume alcohol with the Intalith CR-450 tablets?
No, the patient should not consume alcohol with Intalith CR-450 tablets as it intensifies the effect of drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. It affects daily activities.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have to start other medications.
  • You notice allergic reactions.
  • You regularly miss a dose.
  • You overdose by mistake.
  • You get self-harming thoughts.
  • Your condition does not improve or worsen after taking the medication.
  • You are trying to conceive or breastfeeding the baby or on birth control pills.
  • You want to stop the medication.
  • Before the doctors prescribe this medication, talk to your doctor about your past and ongoing medical history. Some of the diseases can make you more susceptible to some of the side effects or intensi...
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  • It should not be given to children without consulting the doctors.
  • This medicine should not be skipped, even after the resolution of the symptoms.
  • Sudden stoppage of this medicine can result in treatment failure, leading to serious health issues.

Mode of Action of Intalith 450 MG

How Does It Work?

Intalith Cr 450 mg contains lithium that helps treat mental disease by increasing the action of chemical messengers in the brain, removing the unnecessary and unusual movement of nerve cells in the br...
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Directions for Use of Intalith 450 MG

  • Intalith Cr 450 mg tablets should be taken as prescribed by the doctor.
  • It should be swallowed as a whole with water.
  • Do not break the tablet. It should not be chewed or crushed.
  • Intalith Cr 450 mg tablets should be taken with food.
  • It should be taken at a fixed time daily.
  • Avoid missing the dose or forgetting the dose.
  • Do not stop or change the dose of the medicine without consulting the doctor.

Interactions of Intalith 450 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Intalith CR-450 tablets interact with the following medicines:-
  • High blood pressure-lowering medicines such as ramipril, lisinopril, and methyldopa
  • Painkillers such as ibuprofen and diclofenac
  • Antipsychotics such as olanzapine, haloperidol, and clozapine
  • Fits related medicines such as phenytoin, clonazepam, and carbamazepine
  • Heart-related medicines such as quinidine and amiodarone
  • Antidepressants such as amitriptyline and fluoxetine
  • Antibiotics such as trimethoprim and spectinomycin

Interactions with food items

  • Intalith Cr 450 mg tablets interact with caffeine.
  • Reduce the intake of caffeine (coffee, tea, herbal medicines) as it reduces the effect of Intalith Cr 450 mg tablets.
  • Sodium intake alters lithium levels in the body, and it can affect the working of Intalith Cr 450 mg tablet.

Storage and disposal of Intalith 450 MG

Store Intalith CR-450 tablets below 30 degrees celsius temperature, away from direct heat and light, in a cool place. Do not freeze it and keep them away from pets and children.

Dosage of Intalith 450 MG


  • Don't take Intalith CR-450 tablets more than the prescribed dose.
  • Overdosing will not improve the symptoms. Instead, it will lead to toxicity in the body. It can lead to severe side effects.
  • In case of overdose, directly visit the nearest emergency room of the hospital.
  • Signs of overdose may include rashes, hives, dizziness, swelling, wheezing, cough, shortness of breath, etc.
  • Do not give the same medicine to someone else who has the same condition as it may lead to unwanted side effects.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed the dose of Intalith CR-450 tablets, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is close to the time of the next dose, then let it be. Take the next scheduled dose. Do not take two...
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Content Details


DR. Pallavi Kaushik

BDS & Masters in Clinical Research


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take Intalith CR-450 tablets with antidepressants?

A: No, it is not recommended to take Intalith CR-450 Tablets with antidepressants as co-administration of Intalith CR-450 Tablets with antidepressants medicines may increase the risk of a rare and serious condition known as serotonin syndrome. Consult a doctor immediately If you experience blurred vision, increased heart rate, hallucination, fits, confusion, muscle stiffness or spasm, vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea, excessive sweating, stomach cramps, fever, shaking or shivering. Take advice from the doctor before using Intalith CR-450 Tablet with any other medicines.

Q: Can Intalith CR-450 tablets cause weight gain?

  • Yes, Intalith CR-450 tablets can cause weight gain, but it is not the same with every person.
  • In order to avoid gaining weight while taking Intalith CR-450 tablets, you should start doing regular exercises.
  • You should not take a high calorie, fatty diet to avoid weight gain.
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