Litocar 1000 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Litocar Injection

Litocar 1000 mg Injection is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

Litocar Injection side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Litocar Injection

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

How Litocar 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.

Litocar Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Litocar 1000 mg 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.
Lactation
Litocar 1000 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Litocar 1000 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Litocar 1000 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Litocar 1000 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Litocar 1000 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Litocar 1000 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • 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. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Litocar

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i and 28 year old. i have this iron and hemoglobin deficiency. i have less than <3 vitamin d-3 . i am under weight and look very thin. i attached my recent report. i request you to please spare some time to review it and suggest me how i can improve my health which is falling day by day. i want to improve body weight. i am vegetarian. thanks in advance5
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comI have checked your reportsYou have severe nutritional deficiencies Kindly take iron rich foods Almost all non-veg items are rich source of iron like poultry, meat etc, milk is a poor source of iron also it stops the absorption of iron so don't take milk with iron containing food or supplement, maintain a gap of 4 hours at least take citrus fruits like lemon and amla along with iron rich foods in veg, main sources are green leafy vegetables like cooked spinach, peas, strawberries, raisins dried peaches & tomatoes apricots, oats, pinto beans, soya beans etcTab Hbset with meals twice daily for 3 month. If you develop stomach pain then you might need iron sucrose injections, consult nearby physician for that. Tab Multivite fm Omega once daily for 1 month You can take sachet of vit D (https://www.1mg.com/otc/d-sol-granules-otc148812),1 sachet per week with water or milk for 3 months. sit in the sun daily with back exposed toward the sun for 1-2 hours daily for vit d synthesis. take foods rich in vit D like milk, cheese,spinach. Tab shelcal 500 once daily with meal for 1 month. Syrup Aristozyme 1-2 tsf thrice daily after meal
I am always feel tired ness how to recover this problem
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Fatigue and tiredness can be due to increased muscle tension which is often a consequence of chronic stress. Regular physical exercise and doing something to de stress on a regular basis can gelp. Also you may need to be tested for any nutritional deficiencies like iron, vit B12 and Vit D3, which need to be supplemented.
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FAQs

Q. What is Litocar?
Litocar 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.
Q. How does Litocar work?
Litocar 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.
Q. What does Litocar treat?
Litocar 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.
Q. Is Litocar over the counter (OTC) ?
Litocar is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs.
Q. Is Litocar a steroid?
Litocar is not a steroid. Litocar 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.
Q. Is Litocar used for seizures?
Litocar is not used for seizures. Litocar is a dipeptide made from the essential amino acids lysine and methionine. It is used to treat primary and secondary Levo-carnitine deficiency.
Q. What is Litocar made from?
Litocar is a naturally occurring substance required in energy metabolism.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Aug 2018.
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Mira Road, Thane, Maharastra,India
MRP
165
5 ml in 1 vial
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