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Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd

Composition

LITHIUM-300MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's

Product Details

About Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's

Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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.

Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's. Regular blood tests are recommended while taking Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's.

Uses of Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's

Bipolar disorder, Mania

Directions for Use

Oral tablet: Use Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's exactly as prescribed by a doctor. Take Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's in oral suspension form, shake the bottle well before use and take Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's with food. Take Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's

Like all medicines, Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's to check lithium levels in blood. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's. If you have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland), please inform your doctor before taking Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's as it may increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness or difficulty in concentrating.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's as it may be excreted in breast milk and cause adverse effects in the baby.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness, drowsiness or other severe adverse effects. Therefore, avoid driving if you feel drowsy or dizzy after taking Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's.

  • Liver

    Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's is safe to use in patients with Liver diseases/conditions if prescribed by a doctor.

  • Kidney

    Take Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's is not recommended for patients with severe kidney problems.

Other Information (LIT0004)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, you are not recommended to take Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's with any other medicines, you are advised to contact your doctor.

Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's. Also, thyroid levels are checked generally before starting treatment with Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's so that if the levels are too low, Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's is not advised.

Yes, Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's may cause weight gain but it is not necessary for everyone taking Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's to experience this side effect. However, in order to avoid gaining weight while taking Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's, 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, Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's 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 Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's to avoid dehydration.

No, you are not recommended to stop taking Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the condition or cause recurring symptoms. Therefore, take Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it and if you experience any difficulty while taking Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's, please consult your doctor so that the dose may be gradually reduced.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., SUN HOUSE, CTS No. 201 B/1, Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063

Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's

Lithosun 300 Tablet 10's

MRP: 16.22

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