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Ubimarc LC Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ubimarc LC Tablet belongs to a class of medications called amino acids. It is used in the treatment of carnitine deficiency. It helps the body produce energy and improve the efficiency of body function.

Ubimarc LC Tablet should be taken with food and it should be chewed thoroughly before swallowing. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not start or stop taking this medicine without a doctor's prescription.

Ubimarc LC Tablet is usually a safe medicine, however, it may cause nausea and vomiting. Your doctor may suggest you to monitor your blood glucose levels regularly while you are taking the medicine.

Before starting the medicine, inform your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or are taking any other medications. Patients with severe kidney disease should not take this medicine unless prescribed by the doctor.

Uses of Ubimarc LC Tablet

  • Carnitine deficiency

Side effects of Ubimarc LC Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ubimarc LC

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea

How to use Ubimarc LC 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. Ubimarc LC Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ubimarc LC 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ubimarc LC Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ubimarc LC Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ubimarc LC Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Ubimarc LC Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ubimarc LC Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ubimarc LC Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ubimarc LC Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ubimarc LC Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • It is given as a slow injection into veins under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Monitor your blood glucose levels regularly during levocarnitine treatment.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amino acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS

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FAQs

Q. Is Ubimarc LC Tablet a steroid?

Ubimarc LC Tablet is not a steroid. It contains Levo-carnitine which is a type of protein (made from the amino acids lysine and methionine). It helps in transporting fats to the cells, where fats get metabolized in order to produce energy. It is used to treat primary and secondary Levo-carnitine deficiency.

Q. When can a carnitine deficiency occur?

Carnitine deficiency may be of two types, primary and secondary. Primary is genetic and may show symptoms by five years of age. Whereas, secondary may occur due to certain disorders like kidney problems (chronic kidney failure) and use of antibiotics that reduces its absorption and increases its excretion.

Q. Does warfarin have any effect on Ubimarc LC Tablet?

In some patients, warfarin when taken along with Ubimarc LC Tablet may increase the time required for the formation of blood clot. Hence, before starting Ubimarc LC Tablet, inform your doctor if you are taking warfarin.

Q. What is the best time to take Ubimarc LC Tablet?

Ubimarc LC Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Generally, it is advised to be taken 3-4 times daily, preferably with meals or after meals.

Q. Can Ubimarc LC Tablet be taken by diabetics?

Yes, Ubimarc LC Tablet can be taken by patients with diabetes. However, it is important to know that it contains sucrose. Some studies have shown that it may improve insulin sensitivity. Along with that, it may also be helpful in relieving nerve pain.

Q. Does Ubimarc LC Tablet cause diarrhea?

Ubimarc LC Tablet may very rarely cause diarrhea. This effect of the medicine can be reduced by decreasing the dose of Ubimarc LC Tablet. But, if you are taking oral solution then take it slowly or dilute it more.
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References

  1. Levocanitine. Gaithersburg: Leadiant Biosciences, Inc; 2018. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Marc Laboratories Limited, Plot No. 112, HP HIDC, Baddi, Solan-173205, Himachal Pradesh, India
Country of Origin: India
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