What is Eskalith used for?
Eskalith is used to treat bipolar problems.
How is the medicine Eskalith best taken?
Use Eskalith (lithium capsules and tablets) as ordered by your doctor. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
What to do in case of overdose with Eskalith?
If you think there has been an overdose, inform poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
How to store and/or throw out Eskalith?
Store at room temperature. Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so.
How does Eskalith work?
Eskalith inhibits postsynaptic D2 receptor supersensitivity. The medicine alters cation transport in nerve and muscle cells and influences reuptake of serotonin or norepinephrine. It inhibits phosphatidylinositol cycle second messenger systems.