Lithium Carbonate Tablet - Lithium Carbonate Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Lithium Carbonate

Lithium Carbonate Information

Lithium Carbonate is an allopathic medicine Secondary and off-label uses of Lithium Carbonate have also been mentioned below. The correct dosage of Lithium Carbonate depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.



Lithium Carbonate Benefits & Uses

Lithium Carbonate is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Lithium Carbonate 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Bipolar Disorder
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose for acute control of bipolar disorder
Geriatric
  • Disease: Bipolar Disorder
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dose for acute control of bipolar disorder


Lithium Carbonate Side Effects

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

Mild

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Tremor
  • Drowsiness
  • Polyuria
  • Dry Skin
  • पेट दर्द
  • Dizziness
  • Weak Muscles

Lithium Carbonate Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Lithium Carbonate safe for pregnant women?


    Lithium Carbonate 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 Lithium Carbonate safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Lithium Carbonate. If you see any side effects, stop taking Lithium Carbonate immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Lithium Carbonate again, only after your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Lithium Carbonate on the Kidneys?


    Lithium Carbonate rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Lithium Carbonate on the Liver?


    Lithium Carbonate is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Lithium Carbonate on the Heart?


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

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Lithium Carbonate with Other Drugs

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

Severe



Lithium Carbonate Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Lithium Carbonate

  • Is this Lithium Carbonate habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Lithium Carbonate is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Lithium Carbonate as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Lithium Carbonate is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, this Lithium Carbonate works for mental disorders.

    Yes

Lithium Carbonate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Lithium Carbonate


    Taking Lithium Carbonate with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Lithium Carbonate


    Taking alcohol with Lithium Carbonate can be dangerous.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 447-450

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lithium Carbonate ( lithium carbonate)

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