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    Brand Name: QUILONUM

    Generic Name: Lithium

    Generic for Quilonum* (Lithium) is an antimanic drug used to treat manic episodes associated with manic–depressive disorders. This medication treats manic symptoms such as hyperactivity, elation, poor judgment, rushed speech, aggression, hostility, and reduced need for sleep. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Quilonum* used for?

Generic for Quilonum* (Lithium) is an antimanic drug used to treat manic episodes associated with manic–depressive disorders. This medication treats manic symptoms such as hyperactivity, elation, poor judgment, rushed speech, aggression, hostility, and reduced need for sleep. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Quilonum*?

The dosage of Generic for Quilonum* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Quilonum* can be taken with food or milk.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Quilonum*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Quilonum* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Quilonum*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Quilonum*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Quilonum*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Quilonum*

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Quilonum*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Quilonum* can interact with calcium channel blockers, diuretics, ACE inhibitors, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

What are the side effects of Generic for Quilonum*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Quilonum* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Quilonum* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Quilonum* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Quilonum* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Quilonum* can cause side effects such as increased thirst, frequent urination, hand tremor, nausea, vomiting, light-headedness, diarrhea, muscle weakness, and dry mouth. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Quilonum*

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Quilonum*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Quilonum* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Quilonum*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Quilonum*?
How will Generic for Quilonum* work in my body?
How should Generic for Quilonum* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Quilonum* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Quilonum* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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