Carnitor is a medication recommended for the treatment of Carnitine deficiency. It contains the main active component Levocarnitine. The topmost pharmaceutical company, Leadiant has been manufacturing this medicine. It is composed as a conventional tablet form and made available in a dosage of 330 mg.
Manufacturer: Leadiant Pharmaceutical
Active Ingredient: The main active component of this medication is Levocarnitine, which is an amino acid derivative. It facilitates long-chain fatty acid entry into mitochondria, delivering substrate for oxidation and subsequent energy production. Fatty acids are utilized as an energy substrate in all tissues except the brain. Carnitor is not expected to harm an unborn baby.
Indications: Given medication is a diet supplement used to prevent and treat low blood levels of carnitine. Carnitine is a substance made in the body from meat and dairy products. Carnitor helps the body use certain chemicals for energy and to keep you in good health. Low blood levels of carnitine may occur in people whose bodies cannot properly use carnitine from their diets, people on dialysis due to serious kidney disease, and people being treated with certain drugs. Carnitine levels that are too low can cause liver, heart, and muscle problems. The form of levocarnitine taken orally is not recommended for treating people on dialysis due to serious kidney disease.
Action Mechanism: Carnitine deficiency is a condition that prevents the body from using certain fats for energy and causes a variety of symptoms including severe brain dysfunction i.e. encephalopathy, a weakened and enlarged heart i.e. cardiomyopathy, muscle weakness, confusion, vomiting, and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Levocarnitine composed medicine Carnitor corrects low carnitine levels and reverses symptoms of carnitine deficiency.
Dosages: This effective medicine is available for oral consumption and in dosage as mentioned below:
- 330 mg: It is to be taken with or just after meals to lessen stomach upset. If you are taking more than 1 dose a day, take the doses at evenly spaced times throughout the day exactly as prescribed by the doctor
Note: This medicine is not expected to harm an unborn baby. Tell the doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.