Lithium Carbonate ER and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Lithium Carbonate ER (lithium).
Moderate Food Interaction
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of lithium such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with lithium. Do not use more than the recommended dose of lithium, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Lithium Carbonate ER drug interactions
There are 690 drug interactions with Lithium Carbonate ER (lithium).
Lithium Carbonate ER disease interactions
There are 12 disease interactions with Lithium Carbonate ER (lithium) which include:
- cardiac disease
- renal dysfunction
- sodium depletion
- previous neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS)
- seizure disorders
- hyperprolactinemia/breast cancer
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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