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Lithium

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Lithium Carbonate Camcolit, priadel Adult

Lithium - Handling

How should I handle Lithium safely?

Lithium - Storage

How should I store Lithium?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#Store at room temperature;#

How should I dispose of Lithium safely?

​Throw away any unused or expired medicines. Consult your medical professional if you are unsure with respect to how to safely dispose of any excess medicines/expired medicines.

Lithium - Additional Information

​What are the things I need to know or look out for while on this medicine?

  • Avoid driving or any other activities that requires concentration until you see how this drug affects you.
  • Ensure that you remain well hydrated especially while active or during hot weather.
  • If you acquire any infections or illness that causes sweating, diarrhea or vomiting, consult your doctor and ensure that you drink plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if you intend to start on a low salt diet as it may affect the way this medicine works.
  • Inform your other healthcare professionals that you are on this medicine as well.
  • Discuss with your doctor or pharmacist before you take any other medicines or natural/herbal products.
  • Do not share your medicines with others.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about your medicines
  • Tags: Lithium Carbonate
  • Updated on Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Changi General Hospital

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