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What To Know About Camcolit 400 mg

What is Camcolit 400mg?

Camcolit 400 is a mood stabilizer medication containing 400 mg of lithium carbonate which is a controlled release version of Camcolit 250. 

What is Camcolit 400 used for?

Camcolit 400 is used in the prevention and treatment of mania and hypomania, as a mood stabilizer in bipolar affective disorder (manic depression), treatment of recurrent depression, and self harming behavior. 

When should I not use Camcolit 400? 

Do not use Camcolit 400 if you have/are:

  • Decreased kidney function
  • Heart disease
  • Breastfeeding
  • Addison’s disease 
  • People with low blood sodium
  • Untreated hypothyroidism
  • Children under 12 years of age. 

Side effects of Camcolit 400 mg

Possible side effects of Camcolit include – but are not limited to:

  • Nausea 
  • Diarrhea
  • Thirst
  • Vomiting
  • Shaking hands 
  • Increased urine production.
  • Edema
  • Sudden weight gain
  • Muscle weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Decreased kidney function
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Worsened psoriasis
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Sexual problems
  • Memory problems 

How to use Camcolit 400

As Camcolit 400 is an extended-release tablet, the tablet should not be crushed but swallowed whole. It can also be divided along the scoreline. Do not try to dissolve in water before swallowing. 

Where can I buy camcolit 400 in Nigeria?

Camcolit 400 is available on Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy – drugstore.ng – and you can get it when you click here.

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