Buy Eskalith Online
Also known as: LITIJ KARBONAT
Active ingredient: Lithium Carbonate
Product Code: PR10491
What is this drug?
Eskalith is a medicine that is prescribed to patients suffering from bipolar or manic-depressive disorders. It is specifically used to treat the manic episodes. It reduces the frequency and severity of the manic episodes.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Eskalith contains Lithium Carbonate as the main drug which is an anti-manic agent. It acts by altering sodium uptake and transport in nerve and muscle cells. It also balances catecholamines in the brain. Modifying the salt reduces the excitation in mania.
Looking after your drug
Keep it in a tightly closed container away from heat, moisture and light. Keep it away from the reach of kids and pets.
How to take the medication?
Take it orally with to avoid GI upset. Use it exactly as directed by your doctor. Take plenty of fluids and avoid excess salt in diet.
Dosage varies a lot depending on the formulation, brand, and patient. Kindly consult your doctor for your prescription.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Lithium toxicity can occur even at doses close top therapeutic levels. Use caution in severe cardiac, renal and liver diseases, pregnancy.
Possible Side Effects
- GI upset
- Hand tremors
- Lithium toxicity
When Eskalith should not be used?
- Do not take along with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or diuretics
- In cases of moderate to severe cardiac and kidney disorders
- Electrolyte imbalance (Low sodium)
- If you are on low salt diet, consult your doctor
- If you are dehydrated
How long should you take Eskalith?
As long as prescribed.