L-Carnitine is a Medicine belongs to Nutritional agent and vitamin group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2090-2091   Edition : 37,    Page :   Edition : ,

  ►   Brandname : Biocarn; L-Carn; L-Tine,Vitacarn,Carnitor,EVION LC,Nurokind-LC,Wellwoman Tablet

  ►  Strength : Injection with   , Oral solution with   , Tablet with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2090   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, IV,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2089   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Carnitine deficiency Oral 200 mg/kg Dose: Given daily in 2 to 4 divided doses. Rarely, higher doses of up to 400 mg/kg daily may be needed.
2 Carnitine deficiency slow i.v 100 mg/kg Injection Dose: Given daily 3 to 4 divided doses by slow intravenous injection over 2 to 3 minutes.
3 Carnitine deficiency secondary to haemodialysis IV 10 20 mg/kg Injection Dose: Given after each dialysis session, adjusted according to plasma-carnitine concentrations.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2089   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Carnitine deficiency Oral 50 mg/kg
2 Carnitine deficiency Oral 50 mg/kg

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 2089   Edition : 37,
►  Side Effect : gastrointestinal disturbance, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal cramp, body odour, seizure,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2089   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of L-Carnitine is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  ,
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►  Contraindication : renal impairment, Diabetic patients given carnitine while receiving insulin or hypoglycaemic drugs should be monitored for hypoglycaemia,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2089   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Carnitine occurs as distinct Land D-isomers although naturally-occurring carnitine is almost exclusively the L-isomer.1 Carnitine is an essential co-factor of fatty acid metabolism in the heart, liver, and skeletal muscle-given as a supplement in carnitine deficiency,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2089   Edition : 37,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Red Meat with same compound, Red Meat with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Nutritional Supplement --- ( Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart. )
  • Anti-Glaucoma property --- (Kokate, C. (2013). Pharmacognosy (4th ed.). Pune: Nirali Prakashan. )

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    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Faecal, Renal,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2089   Edition : 37,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   3 hours,    Max value :-   4 hours,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2089   Edition : 37,