What is Carnitor?
Carnitor is a naturally occurring substance that the body needs for energy. Carnitor is used to treat carnitine deficiency.
What is to be taken care of before taking Carnitor medicine?
To make sure Carnitor is safe for consumption, inform the doctor in case of: kidney disease (or while being on dialysis); a history of seizures; or in case of you use a blood thinner (warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven) and having routine "INR" or prothrombin time tests.
How should be Carnitor taken?
Measure liquid medicine with the dosage syringe provided, with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. Carnitor should be taken at evenly spaced intervals every 3 or 4 hours. This medicine does the job best in case of consuming a meal or within 30 minutes after a meal.
What is to be avoided while taking Carnitor?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs affect Carnitor?
Drugs that might interact with levocarnitine might include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.