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NUCARNIT 1 GM INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 177.35 for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition for NUCARNIT

Levocarnitine(1 gm)

food interaction for NUCARNIT

alcohol interaction for NUCARNIT

pregnancy interaction for NUCARNIT

lactation interaction for NUCARNIT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Nucarnit 1 gm injection with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nucarnit 1 gm 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 NUCARNIT

Levocarnitine(1 gm)

Uses

Nucarnit 1 gm injection is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Nucarnit 1 gm 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 NUCARNIT 1 GM INJECTION

Patients taking NUCARNIT 1 GM INJECTION

  • 69%
    Once A Day
  • 13%
    Thrice A week
  • 6%
    Twice A Week
  • 6%
    Once A Week
  • 6%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for NUCARNIT

3 Substitutes
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  • REE 1GM INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 32.28/ML of injection
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    Rs. 161.40
    save 9% more per ML of injection
  • RECARNIT 1 GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    LG Lifesciences
    Rs. 130/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 130
    pay 267% more per injection
  • CARNILEV 1GM INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 20.19/ML of injection
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    Rs. 100.96
    save 43% more per ML of injection

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. Joy Chakraborty
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. P. R. Aryan
    MBBS, Diploma
    4.3
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for NUCARNIT

  • 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 NUCARNIT

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 11 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)