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LACARNIT INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 126 for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition for LACARNIT

Levocarnitine(1 g)

food interaction for LACARNIT

alcohol interaction for LACARNIT

pregnancy interaction for LACARNIT

lactation interaction for LACARNIT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Lacarnit injection with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lacarnit 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LACARNIT

Levocarnitine(1 g)

Uses

Lacarnit injection is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

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

Common side effects

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

Common Dosage for LACARNIT INJECTION

Patients taking LACARNIT INJECTION

  • 65%
    Once A Day
  • 19%
    Twice A Week
  • 8%
    Once A Week
  • 8%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES for LACARNIT

No substitutes found

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. Joy Chakraborty
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for LACARNIT

  • 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. 

Frequently asked questions for LACARNIT

Levocarnitine

Q.Is levocarnitine OTC?
Levocarnitine is not an OTC. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner

Q.Is levocarnitine the same as l-carnitine?
Levocarnitine is otherwise known as l-carnitine

Q.Is levocarnitine a steroid?
No. Levocarnitine is an amino acid derivative.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)