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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Carnitab. Please consult your doctor.
Carnitab is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, ther... View More
Carnitab is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Carnitab does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Carnitab should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Carnitab may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Carnitab is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Carnitab may not be needed in t... View More
Carnitab belongs to a class of medications called amino acids. It is used in the treatment of carnitine deficiency. It helps the body produce energy and... View More
Uses of Carnitab
- Carnitine deficiency
Side effects of Carnitab
How to use Carnitab
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Carnitab is to be taken wi... View More
How Carnitab works
Levocarnitine belongs to the class of medications called as amino acid derivative. It works by improving the low levels of carnitine in the body.
- It is given as a slow injection into veins under the supervision of a doctor.
- Monitor your blood glucose levels regularly during levocarnitine treatment.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Congestive heart failure, Diabetic nephropathy, Intermittent claudication, Kidney disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Heart Diseases, High Cholesterol, D... View More
Consume oral solution slowly, may be mixed with drinks and space doses evenly throughout the day (q3-4hr) preferably during or after meals (may decrease... View More
Adults: Tablet: 330 mg two or three times daily.
Infants and children: 50 to 100 mg/kg/day in divided doses, with a maximum of 3 g/day. Dosage should begin at 50 mg/kg/day. The exact dosage will depe... View More
Mode of Action
Quaternary ammonium compound found in all mammalian tissue (particularly striated muscle). Important for lipid catabolism; essential for FFA transpor... View More
Gastrointestinal reactions may result from a too rapid consumption of Levocarnitine. The safety and efficacy of oral levocarnitine has not been evaluat... View More
Generally Levocarnitine is well tolerated. However, few side effects including transient nausea and vomiting, abdominal cramps, and diarrhoea may occur
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More