What is Lithicarb?
Lithicarb affects the flow of sodium through nerve and muscle cells in the body. Sodium affects excitation or mania.
What Lithicarb is used for?
Lithicarb is used to both treat and prevent episodes of a condition called manic-depressive or bipolar disorder, in which there are sustained mood swings either up (manic) or down (depression).
What does Lithicarb contain?
Lithicarb contains lithium (as lithium carbonate) as the active ingredient. Lithium is a powerful mood stabilizer, however, the exact way that lithium works to stabilize a person's mood is not known. It helps you to have more control over your emotions and helps you cope better.
What is to be done before starting consumption of Lithicarb?
A medical examination and some laboratory tests are usually performed before you begin therapy with Lithicarb. They are usually repeated at regular intervals while you continue to take this medicine.
How to take it?
Lithicarb should be taken with a meal or snack to prevent stomach upset.