What is a generic medication?
Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
Carnitor Drug Information
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Carnitor is a diet supplement used to prevent and treat low blood levels of carnitine. Carnitine is a substance made in the body from meat and dairy products. It helps the body use certain chemicals (long-chain fatty acids) for energy and to keep you in good health. Low blood levels of carnitine may occur in people whose bodies cannot properly use carnitine from their diets, people on dialysis due to serious kidney disease, and people being treated with certain drugs (e.g., valproic acid, zidovudine). Carnitine levels that are too low can cause liver, heart, and muscle problems. Carnitine comes in 2 forms, Carnitor (levocarnitine) and D-carnitine. An over-the-counter product called vitamin Bt contains a mixture of levocarnitine and D-carnitine. Vitamin Bt should not be used to treat serious carnitine deficiency since it can interfere with the body's use of levocarnitine. Do not use levocarnitine to treat serious carnitine deficiency unless prescribed by your doctor. The form of levocarnitine taken by mouth is not recommended for treating people on dialysis due to serious kidney disease. The injectable form should be used for this treatment. Consult your doctor for details. Some supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about the brand you use. The FDA has not reviewed Carnitor for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
How to Use Carnitor
If you are taking the over-the-counter product, read all directions on the product package before taking Carnitor. If you have any questions, consult your pharmacist. If your doctor has prescribed Carnitor, take it as directed. Carnitor is best taken with or just after meals to lessen stomach upset. If you are taking more than 1 dose a day, take the doses at evenly spaced times throughout the day (usually at least 3 to 4 hours apart). If you are taking the liquid form, use a medication-measuring device to carefully measure the prescribed dose. Do not use a household spoon. The liquid form may be taken alone or mixed in a drink or other liquid food. To prevent stomach upset, drink your dose slowly or mix the liquid form with more fluids or liquid food. Chewable forms of Carnitor should be chewed thoroughly before swallowing. The Dosage of Carnitor is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Do not increase your dose or take Carnitor more often than recommended by your doctor or the package instructions without your doctor's approval. Take Carnitor regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
Before taking levocarnitine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Carnitor may contain inactive ingredients (such as peanut/soy), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Carnitor, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,kidney disease, seizures. Liquid preparations of Carnitor may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, or liver disease. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using Carnitor safely. During pregnancy, Carnitor should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known whether Carnitor passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you are taking Carnitor on a regular schedule and miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.
Carnitor Side Effects
What are Carnitor side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Carnitor may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Carnitor as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Carnitor
The side effects of Carnitor may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Carnitor. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Carnitor may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Carnitor, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Carnitor.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Carnitor, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Carnitor and the side effects associated with Carnitor are described in the following:
Common Carnitor Side Effects
- abdominal pain with cramps
Less Frequent Carnitor Side Effects
- body odor
Rare or Very Rare Carnitor Side Effects
- seizure disorder
- laryngeal edema
- bronchospastic pulmonary disease
- muscle weakness
- skin rash
- facial edema
Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Do not freeze liquid forms of Carnitor. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Carnitor when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
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