Camcolit®

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
No
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
No - see Lithium Citrate for licensed liquid alternative
Liquid strengths
n/a
Liquid sugar free or not
Check with specials manufacturer
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
No
Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
No
Specially coated?
Yes
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
Yes - oral suspension (Lithium carbonate)
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No recommended
Available as other formulations?
No
Note
See Lithium Citrate monograph for liquid alternative- see BNF for dose equivalencies
Film coated
Yes
Modified release
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Generic drug
Lithium Carbonate
Safe or appropriate to crush
Do not crush the M/R tablets. Consider switching to lithium citrate liquid (dose conversion required). Monitor levels 4–5 days following formulation change.