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RECARNIT 1 GM INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 130 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for RECARNIT

Levocarnitine(1 gm)

food interaction for RECARNIT

alcohol interaction for RECARNIT

pregnancy interaction for RECARNIT

lactation interaction for RECARNIT

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

Levocarnitine(1 gm)

Uses

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

How it works

Recarnit 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

SUBSTITUTES for RECARNIT

3 Substitutes
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  • NUCARNIT 1 GM INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 35.47/ML of injection
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    Rs. 177.35
    save 73% more per ML of injection
  • REE 1GM INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 32.28/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 161.40
    save 75% more per ML of injection
  • CARNILEV 1GM INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 20.19/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 100.96
    save 84% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for RECARNIT

  • 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 RECARNIT

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 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)