What is Camcolit?
Camcolit tablets contain the active ingredient lithium carbonate, which is a type of medicine known as a mood stabilizer.
What is Camcolit used for?
It treats and prevents mania, hypomania, and depression, aggressive or self-harming behavior.
How does Camcolit work?
Neurotransmitters involved in transmitting messages between the nerve cells in the brain work as dopamine. It is thought that lithium might affect the activity of these compounds in the brain.
Is the medicine safe to consume during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
This medicine may be harmful to a developing fetus. The medicine passes into breast milk and could have harmful effects on a nursing infant.
What are mood stabilizers?
Mood stabilizers are psychiatric drugs licensed for the long-term treatment for: bipolar disorder (manic depression), mania and hypomania, sometimes recurrent severe depression.