Eskalith (Lithium carbonate)
How to Order Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) online:
Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) can be purchased by calling +1-888-704-0408 and talking with a customer service representative, or by placing an online order at liferxpharmacy.com. Customer Support is also aided by using the chat feature. For additional information, visit the "How to Order" page on liferxpharmacy.com.
Is it necessary to have a prescription?
Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) is a medication that can only be purchased with a doctors prescription. While processing your order for the medication, it is necessary to get a valid prescription from your doctor The prescription can be scanned, emailed, or uploaded at liferxpharmacy.com or fax on +1-800-986-4751 Alternatively, if you like, we can even contact your doctor to obtain a valid prescription.
What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?
The maximum amount of Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) can be ordered at one time is a 90-day supply. The amount that can be ordered is dependent on the instructions and quantity mentioned on your medical prescription. Refilling alternate is always available for future needs.
Is it safe to order Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) online from liferxpharmacy.com?
It is a completely safe and secure choice to order your medicine from us. We function similarly alike any other traditional pharmacy, intending to serve safe and affordable prescription medicines. Our associated pharmacists are functional in many countries and are completely licensed and certified.
What is the difference between Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) brand and generic?
Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) is available in both generic and brand form. Generic medicines contain the same active components as brand-name pharmaceuticals have. They ensure and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards in comparison to any other brand.
Is shipping available to the United States?
Yes. We deliver all around the United States. Once the item has been dispatched, you will receive an email notification.
What is the cost of shipping?
There are no additional charges for shipping.
Is express shipping available?
An express shipping option with a delivery time of 7-12 business days is available if the product is shipped from India. The option of Express shipping is available with charge of $29.95 which can be opted at checkout page while processing your order.
How we will refill your prescription of Eskalith (Lithium carbonate)
How do I get a prescription refilled?
LifeRx pharmacy makes it simple to refill your medication. By going to your accounts reorder section, you can easily place a refill option available online. You may examine your prior orders and choose which prescriptions order needs to be refilled. To order a refill, you can also call us and chat with one of our customer service representatives. Our live chat is also one of the convenient ways to reach out to us while placing a refill order.
Are prescriptions automatically refilled?
We do not automatically refill prescriptions as it might be the case where you may no longer be taking the same medicines or your doctor may have revised your dose, among other things. However, we do offer a helpful refill reminder service. Based on your prescription history, we may call or email you to let you know when the ideal time is to place a refill order.
Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) Medication Information
What is Eskalith (Lithium carbonate)?
Lithium belongs to a class of drugs known as antimanic agents. It works by reducing abnormal brain activity. It is prescribed for children above age 7 years and adults to treat and prevent symptoms of bipolar disease.
What is Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) used for?
Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) is a mood stabilizer used to treat or regulate bipolar disorder manic episodes (manic depression), hyperactivity, hurried speech, poor judgment, insomnia, hostility, aggression, and all other characteristics of manic depression. Lithium also aids in the prevention or reduction of the severity of manic episodes. It is also used to treat a disease that causes episodes of depression, episodes of mania, and other abnormal moods.
How does it work?
It is used to treat Manic-depressive disease (bipolar disorder). It works by restoring the balance of certain natural molecules (neurotransmitters) in the brain, which helps to calm mood and minimize excessive behavior.
How to take Eskalith (Lithium carbonate)?
Lithium is available as a tablet, capsule, extended-release (long-acting) tablet, and liquid solution. They are commonly prescribed to be consumed three to four times a day as per the doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and if there is anything you don't understand, ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain it to you. Do not take more or less of it, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not break, chew, or crush the extended-release tablet, swallow it whole.
During your treatment, your doctor may adjust the dose of your medicine to find the optimal effective dose as per your body's needs.
What is the different dosage available?
The dosage is available as 300mg, 450 mg oral tablets.
What is the recommended dosage?
The most recommended dosage is 900-1200mg daily divided into two to three doses or as directed by your healthcare expert.
What is the maximum dosage?
The maximum dosage is 1800mg in a day which is recommended or prescribed by a doctor during acute mania stages.
What if you forget to give a dose?
As soon as you recollect, take the missed dose. If the next dose is approaching, skip the missing dose and return to your regular dosing plan. To make up for a missing dose, do not take a double dose.
What should you know about Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) before you start taking it?
Lithium toxicity (excess lithium in the body) can be fatal. Lithium toxicity can develop even if you go overdose on the prescribed dose.
If you experience muscle weakness, twitching, drowsiness, feeling light-headed, mood changes, blurred vision, ringing in your ears, irregular heartbeats, disorientation, slurred speech, clumsiness, problems breathing, or seizures, stop taking lithium and call your doctor right away.
What are the side effects of Eskalith (Lithium carbonate)?
While taking Eskalith some people often complain of common side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, tremors in your hands, trouble walking, dry mouth, increased thirst or urination, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, rash, blurred vision. Lithium toxicity can be fatal in such cases if serious side effects are seen consult a doctor immediately.
Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?
Caution should be taken When lithium and diuretics are used together. Since diuretic-induced sodium loss can reduce lithium renal clearance and raise serum lithium levels, increasing the risk of lithium toxicity. Serum lithium levels should be closely checked in patients receiving such combined medication, and the adjustment in lithium dosage should be done if necessary. When patients start or stop using NSAIDs, their lithium levels should be constantly monitored to avoid emergencies.
How should this medication be stored?
Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) should be stored at room temperature (15ºC-30ºC)away from light, heat, moisture, and reach of the children.
Other Important Information:
- Make sure no one else uses this medication without any prescription
- Lithium is not approved for use by anyone younger than 7 years old.
- This medication has drug interactions therefore inform your doctor or pharmacist about your ongoing medical treatment if any.
How fast doesEskalith (Lithium carbonate) start working?
Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) usually takes several weeks to begin working.
Manic symptoms should be reduced, Within 5 to 7 days, although the entire therapeutic effect may take 10 to 21 days.
Is Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) addictive or habit-forming?
No, Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) will not make you addicted. But if used for prolonged time withdrawal symptoms can appear.
What things should I follow while taking Eskalith (Lithium carbonate)
Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages. Lithium peak serum concentrations are found to be increased after drinking alcohol. Iodine-rich foods and supplements should be avoided as they can lead to Hypothyroidism.
Caffeine consumption should also be limited as it has been shown to lower lithium levels. The medication should be taken after a meal to avoid gastrointestinal discomfort
Is it safe to use Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) when pregnant?
Eskalith has the potential to harm a pregnant woman. Discuss the potential risks and benefits with your doctor before starting the treatment. If you develop any discomfort after using Eskalith, stop using it immediately and consult your doctor.
Do you find Eskalith (Lithium carbonate)to be calming?
Eskalith (Lithium carbonate) is used to treat schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar illness because it has a mood-stabilizing and soothing effect on people. Lithium carbonate is used to help persons with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) control their violent behavior (ADHD).