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INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET

Manufacturer

INT-INTAS LABORATORIES LTD

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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Product Details

About INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET

INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET belongs to a psychological class of drugs called 'Anti-manic agents' or 'Mood stabilizers' primarily used to prevent and treat mood disorders like mania and bipolar disorder. Mania is a mental condition which causes intense excitement, high energy and delusions (misbeliefs). Bipolar disorder is a mental condition associated with extreme mood swings ranging from the hyper stage of mania to low mood depression.

INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET contains Lithium that helps to treat mental disorders by increasing the activity of chemical messengers in the brain thereby, suppressing the excessive and abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain and helps in stabilizing a person’s mood.

Take INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET with food for better absorption and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET based on your medical condition. Some people may experience loss of appetite, dizziness, dry mouth, taste change, diarrhoea, blurred vision, slurred speech, shaky movements, increased thirst and urination. Most of these side effects of INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET. Regular blood tests are recommended while taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET to monitor the levels of lithium in blood. If you have fits, kidney or heart problems, thyroid, persistent headache, vision problems and if you are planning or had weight loss surgery, please inform your doctor before taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET.

Uses of INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET

Bipolar disorder, Mania

Directions for Use

Oral tablet: Use INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET exactly as prescribed by a doctor. Take INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET with food for better absorption and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Oral suspension: If you are prescribed INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET in oral suspension form, shake the bottle well before use and take INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET with food. Take INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET in doses as prescribed by a doctor with the help of a measuring cup provided.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET

Like all medicines, INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET can cause some common side effects such as loss of appetite, dizziness, dry mouth, taste change, diarrhoea, blurred vision, slurred speech, shaky movements, increased thirst and urination. Most of these side effects of INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Regular blood tests are recommended while taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET to check lithium levels in blood. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET. If you have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland), please inform your doctor before taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET as it may cause low thyroid levels. If you notice decreased amount of urine, dark, reddish urine, muscle pain or weakness, inform your doctor immediately as it may be due to a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis (muscle tissue breakdown) which may lead to kidney problems.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness or difficulty in concentrating.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET is a Category D pregnancy drug and is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid breastfeeding while taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET as it may be excreted in breast milk and cause adverse effects in the baby.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET may cause dizziness, drowsiness or other severe adverse effects. Therefore, avoid driving if you feel drowsy or dizzy after taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET.

  • Liver

    INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with Liver diseases/conditions if prescribed by a doctor.

  • Kidney

    Take INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET is not recommended for patients with severe kidney problems.

Other Information (INT0003)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, you are not recommended to take INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET with fluoxetine or other antidepressants such as paroxetine and sertraline as co-administration of these medicines may increase the risk of a rare and serious condition known as serotonin syndrome. If you experience blurred vision, increased heart rate, hallucination, fits, confusion, muscle stiffness or spasm, vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea, excessive sweating, stomach cramps, fever, shaking or shivering, please consult a doctor immediately. However, before using INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET with any other medicines, you are advised to contact your doctor.

INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET is not recommended for hypothyroid (underactive thyroid gland) patients as it may increase the risk of low levels of thyroid hormone. Therefore, if you have hypothyroidism, please inform your doctor before taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET. Also, thyroid levels are checked generally before starting treatment with INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET so that if the levels are too low, INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET is not advised.

Yes, INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET may cause weight gain but it is not necessary for everyone taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET to experience this side effect. However, in order to avoid gaining weight while taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET, you are advised to do regular exercise and avoid high-calorie drinks. Instead take non-alcoholic drinks, herbal tea and lemon water.

It is advised to inform your doctor if you are planning or had weight loss surgery as the dose may be adjusted accordingly based on lithium levels in blood.

Yes, INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET may cause dehydration especially if you have low sodium levels in the body or consume too much alcohol. However, if you notice dark, strong smelling urine or decrease in urination, it indicates that you are dehydrated and may affect lithium levels in blood. Therefore, you are recommended to drink plenty of fluids while taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET to avoid dehydration.

No, you are not recommended to stop taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the condition or cause recurring symptoms. Therefore, take INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it and if you experience any difficulty while taking INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET, please consult your doctor so that the dose may be gradually reduced.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.

INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET

INTALITH CR 450MG TABLET

MRP: 30.50

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