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Lithosun 300mg Tablet
Lithosun 300mg Tablet
Lithosun 300mg Tablet
Lithosun 300mg Tablet
Lithosun 300mg Tablet

Lithosun 300mg Tablet

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Lithosun 300 MG Description

Lithosun 300 mg tablet is a prescription medication used to treat adults with manic depression and bipolar disorder. The active ingredient of Lithosun 300 mg tablet is lithium. The medicine helps man

ge psychological disorders by balancing certain chemical substances in the brain. The exact mechanism of this medicine is not clear, but it significantly reduces suicidal risk in psychiatric patients. Lithium toxicity is most commonly seen in patients using this medicine, even in normal doses. So lithium levels in the body should be closely monitored. It is ideal if people using Lithosun 300 mg tablets have easy access to a nearby facility for regular lithium-level checks. Muscle tremors, twitching, hyperirritability and jerky movements are some of the side effects of Lithosun tablet. Lithosun 300 mg tablets should be taken with food every day at the same time to maintain constant levels of the medicine in the body. It helps to stay calm, reduce anxiety, and soothe excess nerves activity. This medicine may cause weight gain, so regularly eating a healthy diet and exercising is advised. It may take 1-3 weeks to notice the effects of this tablet, though this varies from person to person. Directions for use of Lithosun 300 mg tablets should be strictly followed. This medicine should not be suddenly stopped without a doctor's recommendation.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹13.79
You Save₹2.43 (15% on MRP)
ContainsLithium(300.0 Mg)
UsesManic depression, Bipolar disorder
Side effectsTremors, Slurred speech, Nausea, Acne, Increased white blood cell count, Memory loss, Drowsiness, Dizziness
TherapyANTI-MANIAC
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Uses of Lithosun 300 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Lithosun 300 mg tablet is used to treat manic depression (improves mood, reduces the need for sleep and aggressiveness). It is also used in the treatment of bipolar disorders. This medic...
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Contraindications of Lithosun 300 MG

  • Do not take Lithosun 300 mg tablets or take with caution:
  • If you have a known allergy to lithium, do not take Lithosun tablets.
  • If you have heart disease and severe dehydration.
  • If you have a fluid and electrolyte imbalance like sodium depletion, Lithosun 300 mg tablet should be given after the fluid and electrolyte imbalance has been rectified in the body.
  • If you have a significant kidney condition.
  • If you are using certain diuretic medicines.
  • If you have a life-threatening psychiatric condition, this medicine should be used with extreme caution.
  • If you have dementia (memory loss), increased risk of heart failure, or any other infection.
  • If you have any seizure disorders (fits).
  • If you have or suspect having Brugada Syndrome (abnormal ECG or electrocardiograph findings).
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, Lithosun 300 mg tablets can cause malformation in the baby, especially when used in the first trimester.

Side effects of Lithosun 300 MG

  • Side effects of Lithosun 300 mg tablets include:
  • Sudden jerky movements
  • Slurred speech
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Nausea
  • Acne
  • Memory impairment
  • Hair loss

Precautions and Warnings of Lithosun 300 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Lithosun 300 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
No, Lithosun 300 mg tablet should not be used during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester. Studies have shown that this medicine poses a definite risk to the unborn baby and causes developmental defects such as cleft lip, cleft palate, heart defect (Ebstein anomaly), etc. Lithosun 300 mg tablet may be prescribed to pregnant women in a life-threatening situation. Seek medical advice before taking this medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Lithosun 300 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No, Lithosun tablets are not recommended for breastfeeding women as this medicine can pass into breast milk. It is only given to pregnant women if it is essential. The baby must be monitored for excessive sleep, irritability, and other behavioural problems. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Lithosun 300 mg tablet?
A:
No. Lithosun 300 mg tablets may cause side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, loss of focus, etc. All these symptoms may impair your ability to drive or operate heavy machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lithosun 300 mg tablets?
A:
No. It is not recommended that you drink alcohol with a lithium medicine. This increases the risk of side effects such as lightheadedness, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, and impaired judgement.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are dehydrated or losing a lot of water through sweating, diarrhoea, etc.
  • You have any thyroid condition. Thyroid functioning should be carefully monitored while on this medication.
  • You are an older adult over the age of 65. The medicine can cause exaggerated and adverse effects in such persons. There is also a greater possibility of lithium toxicity.
  • You have an infection. Stop this medicine temporarily if you have a high temperature.
  • You develop stomach discomfort, speech issues, or have significant drowsiness.
  • You notice any symptoms of lithium toxicity, such as headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, hand tremors, etc.

Mode of Action of Lithosun 300 MG

How Does It Work?

Lithosun 300 mg tablet has lithium as its main ingredient. The specific mode of action for stabilising mood is not well known. It functions in many ways. It is widely distributed in the central nervou...
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Directions for Use of Lithosun 300 MG

  • Take Lithosun 300 mg tablets exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not exceed the dosage of this medicine, even if you do not notice its effects. Lithium toxicity can happen even if you use recommended dose.
  • Do not break or chew this tablet. Instead, take the pill as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor, as they can interact with Lithosun 300 mg tablets.
  • Do not use this medicine if the package has been already opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking Lithosun 300 mg tablet; this can cause adverse effects.

Interactions of Lithosun 300 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Diabetic medications may be affected by Lithosun 300 mg tablets. Blood glucose levels must be closely monitored.
  • Medicines like furosemide can raise lithium levels. It is not a good idea to take these two simultaneously. The combination can cause drowsiness, muscle weakness, blurred vision, and vomiting.
  • High blood pressure medicines such as captopril and enalapril can raise lithium levels. Do not take them simultaneously.
  • Using antipsychotic medicines like Haloperiol with Lithosun 300 mg tablets can cause serious side effects like lethargy, fever, confusion, and even brain damage.
  • Using or discontinuing NSAID medicines such as paracetamol should be closely monitored. Interaction between these two medicines can lead to lithium toxicity.

Interactions with food items

  • Caffeine may reduce the amount of lithium in the body, reducing the effectiveness of this medicine.
  • A low-sodium or a salt-restricted diet can decrease the removal of Lithosun 300 mg tablets from the body. This can lead to increased lithium levels and the risk of toxicity in lithium in patients who ...
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Storage and disposal of Lithosun 300 MG

Store Lithosun tablets in dry conditions and at room temperature, away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Dispose of the packaging of Lithosun 300 mg tablet carefully after use....
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Dosage of Lithosun 300 MG

Overdose

If you have overdosed on Lithosun 300 mg tablets, consult your doctor immediately. Overdose symptoms include drowsiness, imbalance, diarrhoea, vomit, blurred vision, fits, slurred speech, and ringing ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Lithosun 300 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose and take the current one if your next dose is approaching. If you've missed too many doses recently,...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I give Lithosun 300 mg tablets to a child?

A: Lithosun tablets are approved for treating acute manic episodes in children over 12. If the child is younger than 12 years, these tablets are not recommended. Lithosun 300 mg tablet is a prescription medication and should be only given to a child if a doctor has prescribed it. Do not give this medicine to a child on your own.

Q: Is it possible for me to gain weight while using Lithosun 300 mg tablets?

A: Lithosun 300 mg tablets have the potential to cause weight gain. If you think you are gaining or losing too much weight, talk to your doctor about it. The doctor can determine whether the weight gain or loss is due to this tablet or something else. Try to exercise regularly and have healthy food to maintain your weight.

Q: Should I continue using Lithosun 300 mg tablets even if I am not noticing results?

A: Do not suddenly stop using Lithosun 300 mg tablets. It may take a few weeks for this medicine to work. Also, do not take more tablets than advised by your doctor. This medicine can easily cause lithium toxicity, even when on the recommended dose. So, never exceed the dose. If you do not notice any improvement even after a few weeks, consult your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
LITHOSUN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2025
Last Updated on: 25 Feb 2022 | 10:20 AM (IST)

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