Litca is a prescription medication. It contains Lithium Carbonate as its active ingredient. It is used to manage bipolar disorder, mania, and depression associated with mania. Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that causes extreme mood swings, including extreme emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). These disorders may lead to a decrease in quality of life. Lithium helps by stabilizing the levels of the chemicals involved in the causation of this disorder. Before starting this medication, a few blood tests will be done. This is to establish if you are fit to be started on this medication. It is important to only take this medication on prescription by a doctor, at the exact dose and for the entire duration prescribed. You will be required to have regular follow-ups and blood work done with your doctor while on this medication, starting from 5 days after you begin this medication. This medicine can have dangerous side effects if not monitored closely....
Q: How long do the effects of Litca last?
A: The effect of Litca lasts for an average duration of 18-36 hours.
Q: I have been prescribed Litca, but I forgot to tell my doctor that I have hypertension, and I am taking treatment. What do I do?
A: Litca cannot be taken with certain medications used to treat hypertension. Inform your doctor about whichever medication you are currently on so they can give appropriate treatment.
Q: It has been 24 hours since I took Litca, but I do not see any effects. Should I increase the dose?
A: It will take a minimum of two weeks to feel the benefits of this medic aid. It might take longer for a few people. It is important to take this medication only at the dose and for the full duration prescribed. Not following your doctor's exact instructions may lead to dangerous side effects.