CARNITOR Rx

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CARNITOR

Inborn errors of metabolism
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Levocarnitine 330mg; tabs.

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Indications for CARNITOR:

Primary systemic or secondary carnitine deficiency.

Adult:

990mg 2–3 times daily.

Children:

Give in divided doses. Initially 50mg/kg/day; range 50–100mg/kg (max 3g) per day.

Warnings/Precautions:

Obtain baseline carnitine level; monitor blood chemistry, carnitine levels, vital signs, clinical condition. Seizure disorders. Renal insufficiency (oral forms). Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

See Also:

CARNITOR ORAL SOLUTION

CARNITOR SF

CARNITOR INJECTION

Interactions:

Monitor INR with warfarin.

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset/pain, body odor, seizures; hypersensitivity reactions (discontinue if occur). Inj: also inj site reactions.

How Supplied:

Tabs—90; Oral soln—118mL; Single-dose vials (5mL)—5