What is Carnitene (L-Carnitine) used for?
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Carnitene (L-Carnitine) is an injectable medication prescribed to treat patients with carnitine deficiency. It operates by elevating low levels of the amino acid carnitine to reduce symptoms associated with this condition such as anemia, muscle deterioration, or heart failure. It may also be used as a nutritional supplement. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Carnitene (L-Carnitine)?
Use Carnitene (L-Carnitine) according to your physician's instructions to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. It is typically injected by a health care professional, although in some cases you may be required to perform your own injection. Make sure you are instructed in the correct procedure to prevent potential complications from occurring. To perform the injection, sterilize the needle and the site of injection, collect the prescribed amount of medication into the syringe, and inject it into a vein or muscle. Always observe the medication prior to use to make sure it is not cloudy or discolored as this may indicate contamination. Ask your physician any questions you have about using the medication to prevent serious health problems from occurring.
What are the side effects of Carnitene (L-Carnitine)?
Patients using Carnitene (L-Carnitine) have reported experiencing side effects including:
Inform your physician if any of these symptoms become severe or if any serious side effects appear. These may require medical attention or adjustments to your treatment to prevent further problems from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Carnitene (L-Carnitine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.