Carboron Retard

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Carboron Retard uses


Carboron Retard information

Carboron Retard acts in the body by competing with sodium ions in various sites.

Carboron Retard indications

The medicine is used in treating mania and hypomania or in patients who have recurrent bipolar depression. Carboron Retard could also be used in other purposes not mentioned here.

Carboron Retard warnings

Talk to your doctor first before taking Carboron Retard if you have Addison's disease, cardiovascular insufficiency, renal insufficiency, and untreated hypothyroidism.

Elderly are known to be more sensitive to the drug. For this reason, they might need lesser dose than young adults might. Talk to your doctor about this.

It is not advisable to give or use Carboron Retard as a treatment to children or adolescents. Talk to your doctor first before taking this medication.

Before taking Carboron Retard, inform your doctor if you have infectious disease such as influenza, colds, gastroenteritis and urinary infections.

This medicine is known to cause harm to an unborn baby. Talk to your doctor first before talking Carboron Retard if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during the treatment.

This drug is known to pass into breast milk. Talk to your doctor first before taking Carboron Retard if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Carboron Retard intake guidelines

Follow the exact instruction given to you by your doctor in taking Carboron Retard. In case you did not understand the instruction, do not hesitate to ask you doctor, nurse, or pharmacist to explain them to you.

Be extra careful during the treatment with this product. Make sure that you have a normal diet and fluid intake to maintain a stable electrolyte balance, especially if you are in a place with hot temperature.

Inform your doctor as soon as you feel better or mania or depression control is obtained. Your doctor might adjust your dose.

Carboron Retard dosage

You may obtain the amount and frequency of taking Carboron Retard from your doctor. Follow the exact dose given by your doctor. The dose will vary from person to person.

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Carboron Retard overdose

In case you suspect an overdose with Carboron Retard, stop taking it and look for emergency medical attention or contact your doctor immediately.

Carboron Retard missed dose

In case you miss a dose of Carboron Retard, contact your doctor immediately and ask for instructions. Do not take a double dose of the medication unless you are told by your doctor to do otherwise.

Carboron Retard side effects

Some of the side effects of Carboron Retard are vertigo, muscle weakness, nausea, mild gastrointestinal effects and dazed feeling. These side effects usually disappear after stabilization. Other side effects such as fine hand tremors, polyuria and mild thirst; weight gain or oedema; hypercalcaemia, hypermagnesaemia and hyperparathyroidism; and skin problems may also occur. Talk to your doctor in the soonest possible time if you experience any of the said side effects.

Some of the side effects of the medicine when used in a long-term basis are thyroid function disturbances like goitre, Hypothyroidism and thyrotoxicosis; polyuria or polydipsia, renal function; and memory impairment.

Gastrointestinal side effects such as increasing anorexia, diarrhea and vomiting and central nervous system side effect like drowsiness and ataxia, dysarthria, coarse tremor, blurred vision, muscle weakness, lack of co-ordination, tinnitus and muscle twitching may also occur. Stop taking Carboron Retard and look for emergency medical attention or contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the said side effects.

Other side effects not mentioned here may also occur. Talk to your doctor if you experience any unusual or bothersome side effects.

Carboron Retard drug reactions

Some drugs that may affect Carboron Retard are selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, metronidazole, tetracyclines, topiramate, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, ACE inhibitors, thiazide diuretics, spironolactone, frusemide, angiotensin-II receptor antagonists, other drugs that affect electrolyte balance, xanthines, sodium bicarbonate and sodium chloride containing products, psyllium or ispaghula husk, urea, mannitol, acetazolamide, neuroleptics, cxalcum channel blockers, carbamazepine or phenytoin, methyldopa, lithium, thioridazine, and iodide. Talk to your doctor first before taking the drug if you are taking any of the said medications. If you are taking any of the said medications, your doctor might not allow you to take Carboron Retard, adjust your dose, or require you a special monitoring during the treatment.

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Carboron Retard pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Carboron Retard available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Carboron Retard destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Carboron Retard Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Carboron Retard pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."LITHIUM CARBONATE TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE [WEST-WARD PHARMACEUTICALS CORP.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Carboron Retard?

Depending on the reaction of the Carboron Retard after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Carboron Retard not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Carboron Retard addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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