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Carnitor Injection 5 ml

Carnitor Injection 5 ml

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Elder Pharmaceuticals

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Carnitor Injection 5 ml

Carnitor Injection 5 ml is indicated for the acute and chronic treatment of patients with an inborn error of metabolism that results in secondary carnitine deficiency. It is also indicated to prevent and treat carnitine deficiency in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis.

Carnitor Injection 5 ml contains Levocarnitine, an amino acid that works by improving the levels of carnitine in the body. Thereby, Carnitor Injection 5 ml helps treat carnitine deficiency. It may alleviate the metabolic abnormalities of patients with inborn errors that result in the accumulation of toxic organic acids.

Carnitor Injection 5 ml will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer. In some cases, Carnitor Injection 5 ml may cause nausea and vomiting. Most of these side effects of Carnitor Injection 5 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to any of the components in Carnitor Injection 5 ml, please inform your doctor. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Let your doctor know if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medicines, including supplements and herbal products.

Uses of Carnitor Injection 5 ml

Management and treatment of Carnitine deficiency

Medicinal Benefits

Carnitor Injection 5 ml is indicated for the acute and chronic treatment of patients with an inborn error of metabolism that results in secondary carnitine deficiency. It is also indicated to prevent and treat carnitine deficiency in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis. Carnitor Injection 5 ml contains ‘Levocarnitine’, an amino acid that works by improving the levels of carnitine in the body. It may alleviate the metabolic abnormalities of patients with inborn errors that result in the accumulation of toxic organic acids.

Directions for Use

Carnitor Injection 5 ml will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Carnitor Injection 5 ml

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to any of the components in Carnitor Injection 5 ml, please inform your doctor. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Let your doctor know if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medicines, including supplements and herbal products.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Include meat, milk, fish, tempeh, asparagus, wheat, and poultry in your diet.
  • Exercising regularly helps in improving overall health. 
  • Rest well, and get plenty of sleep.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
  • Meditation and yoga can help lower stress.
  • Avoid processed and fried food.
  • Follow a well-balanced diet. 

Disease/Condition Glossary

Carnitine deficiency: It is a condition characterised by low levels of carnitine in the body. Carnitine deficiency could be primary or secondary. Primary carnitine deficiency prevents the body from utilising fats for energy, particularly during fasting. Secondary carnitine deficiency occurs when there is not enough carnitine in the blood. Symptoms of carnitine deficiency include tiredness, irritability, delayed motor development, and muscle weakness.

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Alcohol

Caution

The interaction of alcohol with Carnitor Injection 5 ml is unknown. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns.

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Pregnancy

Caution

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies on the use of Carnitor Injection 5 ml in pregnancy. Hence, inform your doctor before receiving this medicine if you are pregnant.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Carnitor Injection 5 ml supplementation in lactating mothers has not been studied. If you are breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before receiving this medicine.

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Driving

Caution

It is not known if Carnitor Injection 5 ml affects your ability to drive. Drive or operate machinery only if you are alert.

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Liver

Caution

If you have liver problems, inform your doctor before taking Carnitor Injection 5 ml. Your doctor may adjust the dose or may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your condition.

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Kidney

Caution

If you have kidney problems, inform your doctor before taking Carnitor Injection 5 ml. Your doctor may adjust the dose or may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your condition.

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Children

Caution

Carnitor Injection 5 ml could be used in children to treat carnitine deficiency. The dose of this medicine will be decided by your doctor based on the body weight of your child.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

?Elder House? Plot No. C-9, Dalia Industrial Estate, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai ? 400053.
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FAQs

Carnitor Injection 5 ml works by improving the levels of carnitine in the body. Thus, it helps treat carnitine deficiency.
Consult your doctor before taking warfarin while on treatment with Carnitor Injection 5 ml. Regular monitoring of INR levels (a blood test indicates how well the blood clots) is recommended if you take warfarin whilst on treatment with Carnitor Injection 5 ml.
Nausea and vomiting could be a side effect of Carnitor Injection 5 ml. It is not necessary for everyone taking Carnitor Injection 5 ml to experience this side effect. However, if the condition persists or worsens, consult your doctor.
Carnitor Injection 5 ml may be indicated to prevent and treat carnitine deficiency in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

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