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Lithex

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Lithex

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Lithex Information

Lithex Benefits & Uses

Lithex is used to treat the following -

Lithex Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Lithex

Lithium

Lithex Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lithex is used -

  1. Tremor
  2. Slurred speech
  3. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Acne
  6. Increased white blood cell count
  7. Memory problems
  8. Hair Loss Rare
  9. Enlarged thyroid gland
  10. Rash
  11. Increased thirst
  12. Weight gain
  13. Polyuria
  14. Diarrhoea
  15. Drowsiness
  16. Dry Skin

Lithex Related Warnings

Is the use of Lithex safe for pregnant women?

Lithex shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Lithex safe during breastfeeding?

Lithex should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Lithex on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Lithex on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Lithex on the Liver?

Lithex does not damage the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Lithex on the Heart?

Lithex may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Lithex with Other Drugs

Lithex should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ibuprofen

Amiodarone

Sotalol

Olmesartan,Amlodipine,Hydrochlorothiazide

    Paracetamol,Tramadol

      Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

        Lithex Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lithex unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Dehydration
        2. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
        3. Heart Disease
        4. Kidney Disease
        5. Dementia
        6. Hyperthyroidism
        7. Suicidal Tendency
        8. Hypothyroidism

        Frequently asked Questions about Lithex

        Is this Lithex habit forming or addictive?

        Forming a habit of Lithex has not been reported.

        No

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Lithex. So it is best to avoid driving.

        Dangerous

        Is it safe?

        Yes, but take Lithex only as per medical advice.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        Yes, Lithex is useful in treating mental disorders.

        Yes

        Lithex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Lithex

        You can take Lithex with food.

        Safe

        Interaction between Alcohol and Lithex

        Consumption of alcohol and Lithex together may have severe effects on your health.

        Severe
        This medicine data has been created by -
        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience

        References

        1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lithium
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 447-450
        3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 783-784
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