Sensitive determination of d-carnitine as enantiomeric impurity of levocarnitine
in pharmaceutical formulations by capillary electrophoresis-tandem mass spectrometry.
Tang, "Influence of levocarnitine
on heart function and endocrine among patients with heart failure," Chinese Journal of Epidemiology, vol.
is an amino acid derivative that plays a key role in fatty acid metabolism and energy production.
Other responses included: administering midodrine, assessing antihypertensive therapy, increasing length of treatment, and administering levocarnitine
. A majority of clinics (61%) utilize medication to proactively manage IDH episodes (see Figure 2).
After the diagnosis of cblC disease was made, antipsychotic drugs were discontinued and the patients were treated with levocarnitine
(intravenous injection, 1 g/d), MeCbl (intramuscular injection, 1 mg/d), folic acid (oral, 5 mg/d), and Vitamin B6 (oral, 30 mg/d).
Double-blind parallel design pilot study of acetyl levocarnitine
in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
A meta-analysis of six randomized, placebocontrolled trials with 167 hemodialysis patients that evaluated the effect of levocarnitine
on cramps found a pooled odds ratio of 0.3 (0.009-1.00, p=0.05), suggesting, although not statistically significant, that carnitine may improve cramps.
is a naturally occurring substance that functions in the transport of long-chain fatty acids cross mitochondrial membranes, resulting in the production of ATP, which the body uses as a source of energy.
One of them is an FDA-approved levocarnitine
injection drug for the prevention and treatment of carnitine deficiency in chronic uremia patients affected by end stage renal disease.
The drink contains a substance called levocarnitine
(l-carnitine) which is converted in the body to an amino acid called carnitine, which is vital for energy to the muscles.
) is an example of an orphan drug with marketing exclusivity as a drug, but which is nonetheless forced to compete with dietary supplements; Coenzyme Q10 is an example of a dietary supplement that holds great promise for certain types of disorders but is hampered by the many obstacles to development as a drug.
Debate forum: levocarnitine
therapy is rational and justified in selected dialysis patients.