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Drug Interactions With Eskalith

Eskalith can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Lithium Drug Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Eskalith if you have:
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Dehydration
  • Low sodium levels in your blood (hyponatremia)
  • Brugada syndrome (or a family history of Brugada syndrome)
  • Unexplained fainting episodes
  • A family history of sudden, unexplained death before the age of 45
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
You should also make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Lithium Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Eskalith may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Muscle weakness
  • Coordination problems
  • Blurred vision
  • Diarrhea and vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Increased urination
  • Shakiness (especially in the hands)
  • Thirst.
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Lithium Overdose for more information.)
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