Quilonum SR is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) lithium carbonate. On this page you will find out more about Quilonum SR, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: lithium carbonate
Information for medicine and pack size:
Quilonum SR 450 mg modified release tablet, 100
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Lithium is indicated in the treatment of acute episodes of mania and hypomania and for the prophylaxis of recurrent manic-depressive illness.
Table of characteristics
A white, film coated,oblong tablet with a break line on both sides.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
100 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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Quilonum SR | myVMC
Quilonum is used to prevent manic and depressive episodes in bipolar disorder and treat schizophrenia. It contains lithium carbonate.
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Quilonum SR Prolonged release tablets - myDr.com.au
Quilonum SR Prolonged release tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
Read more on myDr – Consumer Medicine Information website
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