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Lithic Sr 450mg Tablet

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Lithic Sr 450 MG Description

Lithic Sr Tablet uses include treatment of manic episodes in patients of bipolar disorder. In some cases, Lithic Sr Tablet may also treat problems like depression, impulse control disorders, schizoph

renia and some mental issues in children. Lithic Sr Tablet belongs to the class of medicines known as antimanic agents. Lithium carbonate is the primary ingredient of Lithic Sr Tablet. The side effects include fatigue, excessive thirst, dizziness and mild tremors in the hands. Your doctor will conduct regular tests to measure lithium in your body. Do not stop Lithic Sr Tablet without medical advice. Stopping Lithic Sr Tablet suddenly may lead to relapse of manic episodes. Lithic Sr Tablet starts showing its effect after a couple of weeks. Regular intake of Lithic Sr Tablet is necessary to maintain lithium levels in your blood.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLithium(450.0 Mg)
UsesManic episodes in bipolar disorder
Side effectsMild thirst, paleness, itching
TherapyANTI-MANIAC
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uses

Uses of Lithic Sr 450 MG

  • Manic episodes in patients of bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Certain mental problems in children
  • Problems of impulse control
contraindications

Contraindications of Lithic Sr 450 MG

  • If you are allergic to lithium carbonate.
  • If you have breathing troubles.
  • If you have kidney problems.
  • If you have thyroid issues.
  • If you have heart disease like Brugada Syndrome.
  • If you suffer from fainting spells.
  • If your ECG report is abnormal.
  • If any of your family members have passed away before age 45.
  • If you suffer from dehydration.
  • If the sodium levels in your body are already low.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lithic Sr 450 MG

  • Restlessness
  • Stomach aches
  • Indigestion
  • Weight fluctuations
  • Itching
  • Joint pain
  • Lithic Sr Tablet side effects are not severe, and they subside as the body adjusts itself to the medicine.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lithic Sr 450 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lithic Sr Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No. The Lithium in Lithic Sr Tablet can harm the unborn baby. The foetus may suffer from problems like cardiac problems like Ebstein’s anomaly and other problems.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lithic Sr Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The lithium in Lithic Sr Tablet passes into the breastmilk. It can cause lithium toxicity in the infant. Avoid breastfeeding while consuming Lithic Sr Tablet.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lithic Sr Tablet?
A:
No. Lithic Sr Tablet side effects include drowsiness. Driving a car after taking Lithic Sr Tablet can be unsafe.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lithic Sr Tablet?
A:
No. Combining Lithic Sr Tablet with alcohol can aggravate side effects like drowsiness, difficulty in concentration and dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You notice changes like excessive sweating, fever, diarrhoea or vomiting
  • You want to start any exercise regimen.
  • Overheating and dehydration can impact the amount of salt and lithium levels in your body.
  • Do not start or stop any new medicine while taking Lithic Sr Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor about your medical history in detail.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lithic Sr 450 MG

How Does It Work?

Lithium in Lithic Sr Tablet restores the balance of certain natural neurotransmitters in the brain. Lithium impacts the flow of sodium through the nerves and muscle cells in our body. Sodium affects f...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lithic Sr 450 MG

  • The dose of Lithic Sr Tablet will vary from person to person.
  • Your dose of Lithic Sr Tablet is determined after considering your age, ailment and general health.
  • Take Lithic Sr Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Lithic Sr 450 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lithic Sr Tablet interacts with the following medicines
  • Diuretics like Furosemide and Bendroflumethiazide.
  • Taking Lithic Sr Tablet with medicines like furosemide and bendroflumethiazide may increase the impacts of lithium. This can lead to muscle weakness, diarrhoea, tremors, vomiting and lack of coordinat...
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  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like Ibuprofen, Celecoxib, and Diclofenac.
  • Combining Lithic Sr Tablet with medicines like ibuprofen, celecoxib, diclofenac increases lithium levels of blood. This can result in lithium intoxication and death.
  • Medicines for depression-like Fluvoxamine, Paroxetine, and Fluoxetine.
  • Consuming Lithic Sr Tablet with medicines like fluvoxamine, paroxetine and fluoxetine can cause serotonin syndrome. This can cause seizures, confusion, hallucinations, fluctuations in blood pressure a...
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Interactions with food items

  • Lithic Sr Tablet interaction with food is uneventful.
  • You can take Lithic Sr Tablet before or after food.
  • It’s necessary to drink plenty of fluids while taking Lithic Sr Tablet.
  • Your doctor will advise you on the type of fluids you need to drink to avoid dehydration.
  • Tell your doctor if you consume foods high in caffeine like cola, chocolate milk, tea or coffee.
  • Do not alter the amount of salt in your diet unless advised by the doctor
  • Major changes in salt in your diet may alter the lithium levels in your blood
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lithic Sr 450 MG

Store Lithic Sr Tablet in a tight container away from children and pets. Do not store Lithic Sr Tablet in places like bathrooms or kitchens. Avoid exposing Lithic Sr Tablet to excess heat, moisture an...
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dosage

Dosage of Lithic Sr 450 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Lithic Sr Tablet can be fatal as it contains lithium that can cause lithium toxicity. An overdose of Lithic Sr Tablet may result in problems like mood changes, irregular heartbeats, slu...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Lithic Sr Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule of Lithic Sr Tablet...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Lithic Sr Tablet safe for prolonged use?

A: Yes. Most people can take Lithic Sr Tablet for an extended period with no major side effects.

Q: Does Lithic Sr Tablet have an impact on fertility?

A: The lithium in Lithic Sr Tablet does not affect female fertility. It can cause a reduction in sperm count in men. Discuss your concerns with your doctor.

Q: I have been taking Lithic Sr Tablet for some time now. Of late, I’ve noticed that I am putting on weight. Is this related to Lithic Sr Tablet?

A: Some people may experience weight gain while taking Lithic Sr Tablet. Regular exercise and a balanced diet can help keep your weight in check.
Product Details
Brand
LITHIC
Expires on or After
05/03/2023

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Last Updated on: 28 Mar 2022 | 06:13 PM (IST)
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