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Lithosun Sr 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Lithosun Sr 400 MG Description

Mania and bipolar disorder are treated with Lithosun SR Tablets. It reduces the frequency and intensity of manic episodes. Other behavioural disorders are also treated by Lithosun Sr 400mg as well. Li...
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ContainsLithium(400.0 Mg)
UsesMania, Bipolar Disorder
Side effectsTremors, Acne, Depression, Drowsiness, Sleepiness, Nausea, Sedation, Weight gain, A sudden lowering of blood pressure after standing, Urinary retention, Increased prolactin level in the blood, Dizziness, Excessive sweating, Decreased blood pressure, Urine retention, Blurred vision, Nervousness, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Loss of appetite, difficulty in passing urine, Skin rash, agitation
ClassificationANTI-MANIAC
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Uses of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

  • Maniac
  • Bipolar Disorder

Contraindications of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

  • Allergy
  • Dementia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • CNS Depression
  • Narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Liver Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Seizure disorders
  • Diabetes mellitus

Side effects of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

  • Common side effects:
  • Tremors
  • Drowsiness
  • Sleepiness
  • Acne
  • Nausea
  • Sedation
  • Weight gain
  • A sudden lowering of blood pressure after standing
  • The increased prolactin level in the blood
  • Dizziness
  • Excessive sweating
  • Dry mouth
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Polyuria
  • Blurred vision
  • Nervousness
  • Agitation
  • Skin rash
  • Rare side effects:
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Several side effects can occur with Lithosun Sr 400mg. Most of these side effects disappear over time without any medical attention. However, if they persist or worsen, speak to your doctor.

Precautions and Warnings of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lithosun Sr 400mg during pregnancy?
A:
Lithosun Sr 400mg is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited or no data from its use in pregnant women. Studies on animals, which look at reproductive toxicity, are insufficient.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lithosun Sr 400mg while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take Lithosun Sr 400mg during breastfeeding as there is no sufficient data.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Lithosun Sr 400mg?
A:
It is not apparent that Lithosun Sr 400mg would adversely affect the ability to drive or operate machinery based on its pharmacodynamic profile and pharmacokinetic profile as well as its postmarket experience.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lithosun Sr 400mg?
A:
It is not safe to consume alcohol with Lithosun Sr 400mg as it causes some adverse effects like increased heartbeat, fainting, and heartburn.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • When undergoing this treatment, it is necessary to monitor heart, kidney, and thyroid functions. It is important that you tell your entire medical history to the doctor at the time of counselling.

Mode of Action of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Lithosun Sr 400mg mood stabiliser treats and prevents depression, mania, and bipolar disorder. The element lithium is a substance present in Lithosun Sr 400mg that can help treat mental disorders by i...
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Directions for Use of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

  • To ensure proper absorption, consume Lithosun Sr 400mg with food and swallow the capsules whole.
  • The dose is to be taken as per your doctor’s instructions.
  • The dosage of your treatment will be decided by your doctor on the basis of you health history, age and sex.
  • The tablet is to be swallowed orally and not meant to be chewed or crushed.

Interactions of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • High blood pressure-lowering medicines - amipril, lisinopril, methyldopa, amlodipine, diltiazem
  • Painkillers - ibuprofen, diclofenac, celecoxib, indomethacin
  • Asthma drugs - theophylline
  • Antipsychotics - olanzapine, haloperidol, clozapine, sertindole
  • Fits related drugs - phenytoin, clonazepam, carbamazepine
  • Heart-related medicines - quinidine, amiodarone, propafenone, ranolazine, procainamide, disopyramide, ajmaline, cibenzoline, azimilide, ibutilide, sotalol, dofetilide
  • Antidepressants - paroxetine, amitriptyline, fluoxetine
  • Antibiotics - trimethoprim, spectinomycin, co-trimoxazole, metronidazole, tetracyclines

Interactions with food items

  • Lithosun Sr 400mg may have some interactions with caffeine and limit the effect of the medicine and therefore you should limit the intake of tea, coffee, and other products that contain caffeine.
  • Salt intake should also be limited while undergoing this treatment.

Storage and disposal of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

Ensure that your medicines are secure so they can't be taken by an inquisitive toddler, an affectionate pet, a meddling teenager, or even a house guest. It is best to keep your medicines in well-ven...
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Dosage of Lithosun Sr 400 MG

Overdose

In cases of overdose, CNS excitability may be observed. Observed symptoms were of a neurological and cardiovascular nature also. You may experience drowsiness, confusion, problems with coordination, o...
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Missed a Dose

Patients who miss one or more doses should continue with their regular dosage; they should not take the missed dosage plus the regular dosage.

Content Details

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REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Anuj Tiwari

MBBS, DNB Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Lithosun Sr 400mg a habit-forming medicine?

A: No, Lithosun Sr 400mg is not a habit-forming medicine.

Q: How long does it take for Lithosun Sr 400mg to take effect?

A: After starting Lithosun Sr 400mg, you will probably see improvement in your symptoms. This may take anywhere between 1-3 weeks to see the full benefit of Lithosun Sr 400mg. If you notice improvement, do not stop taking Lithosun Sr 400mg unless recommended by your doctor.

Q: Does Lithosun Sr 400mg make you sleepy?

A: Yes, You may experience sleepiness, dizziness, or confusion when you take Lithosun Sr 400mg, as well as rapid eye movements, blurred vision, or blind spots in your vision. If you experience any of these symptoms, check with your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
LITHOSUN SR
Expires on or After
29/11/2023
Last Updated on: 20 Jan 2022 | 06:38 PM (IST)

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