Elkar 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Elkar Tablet

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Uses of Elkar Tablet

Elkar 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Elkar Tablet

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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 Elkar Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Elkar 500mg Tablet with food.

How Elkar Tablet 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 Elkar Tablet

Expert advice for Elkar Tablet

  • 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. 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Elkar 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Elkar 500mg Tablet 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
Elkar 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Elkar 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Elkar 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elkar 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Elkar 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Elkar 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Elkar 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Levo-carnitine

Elkar is a type of protein (dipeptide made from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine). It is used to treat primary and secondary Levo-carnitine deficiency.
Elkar is a type of protein (dipeptide made from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine. It is used to treat primary and secondary Levo-carnitine deficiency.
Elkar is a type of protein (dipeptide made from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine). It is used to treat primary and secondary Levo-carnitine deficiency. Primary systemic carnitine deficiency is characterized by low concentrations of Levo-carnitine in plasma, red blood cells, and/or tissues. Secondary carnitine deficiency can be a consequence of inborn errors of metabolism.
Elkar is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs.
Elkar is not a steroid. Elkar is a type of protein (dipeptide made from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine). It is used to treat primary and secondary Levo-carnitine deficiency.
Elkar is not used for seizures. Elkar is a dipeptide made from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine. It is used to treat primary and secondary Levo-carnitine deficiency.
Elkar is a naturally occurring substance required in energy metabolism.
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