Priadel (Lithium Carbonate)
What is Priadel (Lithium Carbonate) used for?
Priadel (Lithium Carbonate) is prescribed to treat a wide variety of neurological conditions, which include:
There may be additional conditions that would benefit from this medication that are not listed.
How should I use Priadel (Lithium Carbonate)?
To help increase the effects of this drug, you should dose alongside a meal or snack. Swallow the tablet whole unless otherwise advised. Whilst taking this drug, you should keep hydrated, and be sure to follow a balanced diet.
What are the side effects of Priadel (Lithium Carbonate)?
Report all side effects to your physician. Patients taking this medication may experience the following side effects:
Less common side effects which should be reported as soon as possible include:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Priadel (Lithium Carbonate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallow.