PJLITH CR TABLET

Manufacturer : PRY-PRIYANKA
Composition : LITHIUM-450MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : PJLITH CR TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
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PJL0001
₹40.00
Manufacturer : PRY-PRIYANKA
Composition : LITHIUM-450MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : PJLITH CR TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

LITHIUM-450MG

LITHIUM

Information for patients
Drug Information Lithium carbonate tablets contain a medicine called lithium carbonate. Lithium carbonate is used to: • prevent you feeling over active,elated (veryhappy) or irritable • stop big changes in your mood.You may go from feeling very Sad and unworthy to feeling overactive,elated (veryhappy) or irritable.In some people the change can be reversed. Lithium carbonate tablets are ‘controlled release’ tablets. This means theLithium carbonate is slowly released into your body, which stops large changes in the levels of lithium in your blood.
Drug Alert
Alert • you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lithium or any of the other ingredients of Lithium carbonate. • you have kidney or heart problems • you have thyroid problems that are not being treated. Signs of thyroid problems include: tiredness, lethargy, muscle weakness,cramps,feelingcold,aslowheartrate,dryand flakyskin,hairloss,adeepandhuskyvoiceandweightgain • you are dehydrated, such as when you are being sick (vomiting) or have diarrhoea • you are on a low sodium diet • you have Addison’s Disease. This is when your adrenalGlands are not working properly which may causeweakness,Tiredness , weight loss and low blood pressure. Do not take if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Lithium carbonate
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug • you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lithium or any of the other ingredients of Lithium carbonate. • you have kidney or heart problems • you have thyroid problems that are not being treated. Signs of thyroid problems include: tiredness, lethargy, muscle weakness, cramps, feeling cold, as low heart rate,dry and flaky skin, hair loss, a deep and husky voice and weight gain • you are dehydrated, such as when you are being sick (vomiting) or have diarrhoea • you are on a low sodium diet • you have Addison’s Disease. This is when your adrenalGlands are not working properly which may causeweakness,Tiredness , weight loss and low blood pressure. Do not take if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Lithium carbonate
Drug Special Care Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking your Medicine if: • you have an infection • you have an intolerance to some sugars. Each Lithium carbonate tablet contains 62mg lactose per dose.This should be Taken into account in patients with sugar diabetes (diabetes mellitus)
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have Recently taken any other medicines ,including medicines obtained Without a prescription. This includes herbal medicines. This is Because Lithium carbonate can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some other medicines can affect the way Lithium carbonate works. In particular tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the following medicines: • diuretics (water tablets)-used to increase the amount of Urine produced(such as furosemide and bendroflumethiazide) • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), including Cox-II inhibitors – used for pain and rheumatism (such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, celecoxib and etoricoxib) • selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs)-used for depression (such as fluvoxamine and fluoxetine) • neuroleptic medicines-used for nervous disorders like Schizophrenia (such as haloperidol) • medicines for epilepsy (such as carbamazepine) • metronidazole-used to treat infections • medicines used to relax muscles during surgery • medicines used to treat high blood pressure and some other heart problems (such as methyldopa, ACEinhibitors, calcium channel blockers and angiotensin II antagonists) • medicines containing sodium bicarbonate- used to treat heart burn and indigestion (such as antacids) • urea-used to treat skin conditions • xanthines-used in the treatment of asthma (such as Theophylline and aminophylline). Electric shock treatment (electroconvulsive therapy or ECT) • Because of the increased risk of side effects such as severe confusion (delirium) and fits that may last longer than usual (prolonged seizures), your doctor may take a blood sample to check the level of lithium in your blood before receiving electric shock treatment.If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you,talk to your Doctor or pharmacist before taking Lithium carbonate.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Do not take Lithium carbonate if you are pregnant, might become Pregnant or breast-feeding, unless your doctor tells you to.Talk To your doctor before taking this medicine if you are not sure.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Do not take Lithium carbonate if you are pregnant, might become Pregnant or breast-feeding, unless your doctor tells you to.Talk To your doctor before taking this medicine if you are not sure.
Drug Machinery Interaction You may feel drowsy, dizzyorsee, feel or hearthings that are not There (hallucinations) while taking Lithium carbonate. If this happens,do Not drive or use any tools or machines.
Drug More Information If you have a mood disorder, you can sometimes have thoughts Of harming or killing yourself. These may be increased when first Starting Lithium carbonate or changing your dose of Lithium carbonate. Like other medicines of this kind, Lithium carbonate may not relieve yours symptoms straight away. If you have thoughts of harming or killing yourself or worsening of your symptoms at anytime, contact your doctor or go to a hospital straight away. You may find it helpful to tell a relative, close friend or carer that you have a mood disorder,and ask .You might ask them to tell you if they think your mood disorder is getting worse, or if they are worried about Changes in your behaviour.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info Your salt and water intake affects the way that lithium is Removed from your body.This means you need to maintain a sufficient and steady supply of both salt and water. Drink about the same amount of water every day (the usual range is 4-6 pints) and avoid any dramatic changes in your fluid intake. • If you usually drink less than 4-6pints of fluid each day,and blood tests show that your lithium level is stable, there is no Need to drink more water. • However, do not ignore any feelings of thirst. Have a drink when you feel you need to.Keep to your normal, daily amount of salt. • Tell your doctor before you begin any new diets. Do not start a low sodium diet while taking Lithium carbonate. • Do not fast while taking Lithium carbonate
Drug quanitty Children under 12 years of age Lithium carbonate is not suitable for children under 12 years of age. The elderly (over 65 years) Older people may need to start on a lower dose.
Drug Dose • Your doctor will tell you how much Lithium carbonate to take and how often. This depends on your condition.It is usually taken twice a day. • Your doctor will do blood tests to check the amount of lithium In your blood. • Swallow the tablets with a glass of water. • Do not crush or chew the tablets. If you struggle to swallow The tablets they can be broken in half, but you must try to swallow each half, do not chew it. • You should try to take your medicine at the same time each day. • If you feel the effect of your medicine is too weak or too strong do not change the dose yourself, talk to your doctor. • Do not stop taking Lithium carbonate suddenly as this may worsen Your underlying symptoms. If your doctor feels that your treatment should be stopped, then your dose should usually be gradually reduced rather than immediately stopped. • Do not take more Lithium carbonate than your doctor has recommended
Excess Drug Consumption If you take more Lithium carbonate than you should, talk to a doctor or go To a hospital straight away. Take the medicine pack with you.
Forgot Drug Consumption • If you forget a dose, miss out that dose completely. • Take your next dose at the usual time. • Do not take a double dose( two doses at once) to make up for A forgotten dose.
Stop Drug Consumption • Take Lithium carbonate for as long as your doctor recommends. Do not stop suddenly as your illness may get worse.If you need to stop taking it, your doctor will usually reduce your dose gradually
Possible Side Effects
General Information Like all medicines, Lithium carbonate can cause side effects , although not everybody gets them. Tell your doctor straight away and stop taking Lithium carbonate if you notice any of the following side effects: • being sick (vomiting) or diarrhoea • lack of co-ordination (clumsiness), increased shaking of your hands and lower jaw, muscle twitching or jerking movements, numbness and weakness of the arms and legs, loss of sensation and pins and needles, joint pain or muscle pain • dizziness or blurred vision • ringing in your ears. Do not take any further doses of your medicine unless your doctor advises you to do so. The amount of Lithium carbonate in your Blood may be too high and you may need to stop taking this medicine. The following side effects may also happen with this medicine: Heart and circulation • water retention and swelling (oedema) • changes in your heart rate, most commonly as low heart beat, Or a drop in blood pressure (hypotension) • blood tests can show an increase in white blood cells (leukocytosis), increased blood sugar (hyperglycaemia) or increased calcium levels. Nervous system • slurred speech or feeling dazed • sleepiness, memory loss or hallucinations (sensing things that Are not real) • mild shaking of your hands or jerky muscle movements when You first start to take Lithium carbonate • seizures, fits or convulsions, decreased or loss of consciousness (coma) • headache. Skin and hair • acne, swelling and redness (inflammation) around hairfollicles and rashes, which can be itchy or raised (papular) can occur.If you suffer from psoriasis, this may get worse • un usual hair loss or thinning can also occur • numbness,tingling and colour changes (white,bluethenred) in your fingers and toes when they are cold. Stomach and gut • feeling sick (nausea) • inflamed stomach (gastritis) which may cause pain, vomiting blood or blood in your bowel motions • taste disturbance • loss of appetite or weight gain. Thyroid • lower (hypothyroidism) or, rarely, higher activity (hyperthyroidism) of your thyroid gland can occur. Hypothyroidism may make you feel very tired and slow. Hyperthyroidism may increase your appetite, result in loss of weight, intolerance to heat, increased sweating and tremors • increases in the activity of your parathyroid gland (hyperparathyroidism) can also occur and can cause tiredness, vomiting and bone pain or tenderness • increase in the size of your thyroid gland with normal thyroid activity (euthyroidgoitre).
Common Drug Side Effects • kidney problems • muscle weakness, giddiness • rapid, uncontrollable eye movements • you may feel thirsty while taking Lithium carbonate and need to drink more liquids (see advice under Salt and water intake while taking Lithium carbonate) • you may need to pass water (urinate) more often • you may have a dry mouth, or find you are producing more Saliva than normal • sexual dysfunction. If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any Side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine • Keep out of the reach and sight of children. • Do not use Lithium carbonate after the expiry date which is stated on the foil and carton.The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. • Do not store Lithium carbonate tablets above 25°C. • Medicines should not bed is posed of via waste water or house hold waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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