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Carbolith is a bipolar disorder treatment medication used to treat manic episodes and available by prescription. Lithium carbonate uses will be for reducing the frequency of manic episodes, and less reduced need for sleep, poor judgment, and hyperactivity among other improvements made possible by the medication. It is important for patients to take the medication with the proper frequency in the initial stage of treatment, as it takes 1-3 weeks for Carbolith to start being effective for treating bipolar disorder. Buy Carbolith from Canada and Canpharm and get the lowest price on the medication.
Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder where the individual has extreme mood swings as part of two types of episodes that they will experience. Manic episodes are when the person has extreme emotional highs and then depression episodes with feeling of sadness, hopelessness, loss of pleasure or interest in activities, and emotional detachment from family and friends.
The standard starting dose for Carbolith is 900mg to 1800mg taken daily and divided into 3 equal doses. After treatment is underway your doctor may increase your dosage, and you should always take this medication at the dosage specified in your prescription. This medication should be taken with food.
The active ingredient in Carbolith is lithium carbonate.
Let your doctor know of any history of heart disease, kidney disease, hypercalcemia, thyroid disease, low blood sodium, frequent dehydration, physical debilitation or if you are taking diuretic medications (water pills) before starting on Carbolith.
In the event of forgetting to take a dose you should not take a make up dose. Stay on your dosage schedule and take the next dose at the regular time.
Store medication at room temperature in a dry location and out of sunlight
Be aware of medication expiry date
Negative drug interactions may occur between Carbolith 300mg and other Rx medications, including acetazolamide, amiodarone, captopril, ramipril, candesartan, irbesartan, losartan, chlorpromazine, clozapine, haloperidol, olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone, bromocriptine, buspirone, cabergoline, calcitonin, carbamazepine, cyclobenzaprine, desmopressin, dexmethylphenidate, dextromethorphan, disopyramide dronedarone, eplerenone, fluconazole, methylphenidate, metronidazole, mirtazapine, phenytoin, procainamide, quinidine, saquinavir
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Carbolith side effects may occur, and some users may experience diarrhea, abdominal pain, increased thirst, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, vertigo, or tiredness. If side effects are experience you may want to stop use and meet with a doctor again to discuss bipolar disorder treatment medication alternatives.
What is the generic name for Carbolith?
The generic name for this medication is Lithium Carbonate.
What is the classification of Carbolith?
Carbolith is a mood stabilizer class drug.
What drugs should not be taken with lithium?
Anyone taking a lithium medication will need to avoid all SSRI anti-depression medication, along with Aldactone, Bupropion, ACE-inhibitor class drugs, and thiazide diuretics.
What to avoid when taking Lithium Carbonate?
Patients who are prone to pain, debilitation, or irregular heartbeat should avoid prolonged physical exertion when taking Carbolith for manic depression.
Is Lithium a high-risk medication?
There is the potential for harm with misuse of Lithium, and this medication must always be taken exactly as indicated in the prescription. Certain people may need to have their medication use overseen based on risk factors for misuse.