CARNILEV 1GM INJECTION

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for CARNILEV 1GM INJECTION

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Primarily used for

100.96
₹20.19/injection
5 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of CARNILEV INJECTION

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Uses of CARNILEV INJECTION

Carnilev 1gm injection is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of CARNILEV INJECTION

Common

Nausea, Palpitations, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Peripheral edema, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Anemia, Muscle pain, Bone pain, Bronchitis, Cough, Diarrhoea, Gastritis, Headache, Increased calcium level in blood, Increased blood pressure, Muscle weakness, Tachycardia, Vertigo, Vomiting.

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How to use CARNILEV INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How CARNILEV INJECTION works

Levocarnitine belongs to the class of medications called as amino acid derivative. It works by improving the low levels of carnitine in the body.

In Depth Information on CARNILEV INJECTION

Expert advice for CARNILEV INJECTION

  • Take during or immediately after the meals and consume slowly.
  • Take at evenly spaced times throughout the day (every 3 or 4 hours).
  • Monitor your blood glucose levels regularly during levocarnitine treatment.
  • Take precautions during levocarnitine treatment as you may be at risk of bleeding.
  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to levocarnitine or any of its ingredients. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
Warnings
Special precautions for CARNILEV 1GM INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Carnilev 1gm injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CARNILEV 1GM INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Levo-carnitine

Q. What is levocarnitine?
Levocarnitine is a type of protein. It is used to treat primary and secondary levocarnitine deficiency. Carnitine deficiency occurs when the body has a shortage of levocarnitine.
Q. How does levocarnitine work?
Levocarnitine is a type of protein. It is used to treat primary and secondary levocarnitine deficiency. Carnitine deficiency occurs when the body has a shortage of levocarnitine.
Q. What does levocarnitine treat?
Levocarnitine is a type of protein. It is used to treat primary and secondary levocarnitine deficiency. Primary systemic carnitine deficiency is characterized by low concentrations of levocarnitine in plasma, red blood cells, and/or tissues. Secondary carnitine deficiency can be a consequence of inborn errors of metabolism.
Q. Is levocarnitine over the counter (OTC) ?
Levocarnitine is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs.
Q. Is levocarnitine the same as L-carnitine?
Levocarnitine the same as L-carnitine. Carnitine comes in two forms. Levocarnitine (L-carnitine) should not be confused with the D, L-carnitine form (Labelled as Vitamin BT). Only the L-form of carnitine is used by the body to treat serious carnitine deficiency. The D,L-form does not help the body use fat and can actually interfere with and cause a deficiency of levocarnitine.
Q. Is levocarnitine a steroid?
Levocarnitine is not a steroid. Levocarnitine is a type of protein. It is used to treat primary and secondary levocarnitine deficiency.
Q. Is levocarnitine used for seizures?
Levocarnitine is not used for seizures. Levocarnitine is a type of protein. It is used to treat primary and secondary levocarnitine deficiency.
Q. What is levocarnitine oral solution used for?
Levocarnitine is a type of protein. It is used to treat primary and secondary levocarnitine deficiency in children less than 12 years of age, infants, and newborns. Carnitine deficiency occurs when the body has a shortage of levocarnitine. Levocarnitine oral solution makes up for the body’s lack of levocarnitine and helps give the body more energy.
Q. What is levocarnitine made from?
Levocarnitine is a naturally occurring substance required in energy metabolism.
Q. What is levocarnitine injection?
Levocarnitine injection contains the active ingredient levocarnitine. It is used to treat low blood levels of carnitine in patients on dialysis due to serious kidney disease.
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