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Carnisure 500 MG Tablet 10

Carnisure 500 MG Tablet 10

Medlife

    • Rs. 210.00

    Uses :

    Levocarnitine is used to treat carnitine deficiency. It is given as a dietary supplement in patients with renal disease who are on dialysis and in patients taking medications such as valproic acid and zidovudine. Levocarnitine is used for the treatment of leg pain occurring due to carnitine deficiency, pregnancy, and high blood pressure. It is also used to treat muscle cramps and improve skeletal muscle function.

    Mode of drug action


    Levocarnitine benefits in utilizing fats and producing energy. Only the L-isomer of carnitine can affect lipid metabolism. Levocarnitine is an aminoacid derivative and allows long-chain fatty acids into mitochondria for the breakdown, resulting in energy production.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of levocarnitine include diarrhea, bad breath, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, unusual body odor, high blood pressure, and rapid heart rate.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Don’t take the Carnisure if there is any history of allergy to levocarnitine in the past.

    • Patients on anticoagulants (such as warfarin) may require dose adjustments.

    • Carnisure tablet should be used with caution in the patients with conditions such as liver or kidney disease, or a history of heart failure or seizures.

    • Pregnant and lactating women should take the Carnisure syrup only under a doctor’s supervision. This is because of the possibility of harm to the baby.

    • Let the doctor know about the other medicines taken along with the tablet Carnisure. The doctor will tell if taking these medicines together with is safe.

    • Follow the instructions given by the doctor and take the medicine accordingly. This helps to reduce or avoid the unwanted effects associated with the drug use.

    • Do not discontinue the medicine unless told by the doctor because it can lead to rebound effects due to sudden withdrawal.

    • Read the package leaflet regarding the uses and side effects of Carnisure.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am using aspirin for heart disease. Can I take levocarnitine? Blood thinners such as aspirin may interact with levocarnitine. So, you should discuss with your doctor before taking levocarnitine.

    2. Is levocarnitine an over-the-counter drug? No, levocarnitine is a prescription drug.

    3. Is levocarnitine a vitamin supplement? No, levocarnitine is an amino acid derivative used as a dietary supplement.

    4. Does levocarnitine aid in weight loss? Levocarnitine helps in fat metabolism for energy production. It may aid in weight loss, but there is no evidence of scientific data. So, discuss with your doctor about the possible effects of levocarnitine.

    5. How to take levocarnitine? Take levocarnitine with a glass of water, with or without food (preferable to take with food to prevent stomach irritation). Take the medication at regular intervals as directed by your doctor. Don’t stop the medication without the doctor’s advice.

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