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Drug Guide    A   Acetyl-l-carnitine

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   Acetyl-l-carnitine

Acetyl-l-carnitine



Acetyl-L-carnitine is a dietary supplement used to improve memory, such as in Alzheimer's disease. Acetyl-L-carnitine may improve depression. Other uses for acetyl-L-carnitine include the treatment of Parkinson's disease, stroke, and Peyronie's disease. Other names for acetyl-L-carnitine include: acetyl-levocarnitine, acetylcarnitine, l-acetylcarnitine, levacecarnine, and ST-200. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you need more information about this medicine or if any information in this leaflet concerns you.

 
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Acetyl-l-carnitine

Uses
Acetyl-L-carnitine is a dietary supplement used to improve memory, such as in Alzheimer's disease. Acetyl-L-carnitine may improve depression. Other uses for acetyl-L-carnitine include the treatment of Parkinson's disease, stroke, and Peyronie's disease. Other names for acetyl-L-carnitine include: acetyl-levocarnitine, acetylcarnitine, l-acetylcarnitine, levacecarnine, and ST-200. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you need more information about this medicine or if any information in this leaflet concerns you.

Storage
  • Keep all medicine locked up and away from children.
  • Store medicine away from heat and direct light.
  • Do not store your medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places.
  • Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down and not work the way it should work.
  • Throw away medicine that is out of date or that you do not need.
  • Never share your medicine with others.


How To Use
  • Talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse about how much acetyl-L-carnitine you should take.
  • The amount depends on the strength of the medicine and the reason you are taking acetyl-L-carnitine.
  • If you are using this medicine without instructions from your caregiver, follow the directions on the label.
  • Do not take more acetyl-L-carnitine or take it more often than what is written on the directions.

Side Effects
  • Stop taking your medicine right away and talk to your doctor if you have any of the following side effects.
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing, or rash.
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Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you... are taking medicine or are allergic to any medicine (prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) or dietary supplement) . are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medicine . are breastfeeding . have other health problems, such as high blood pressure or heart or blood vessel disease.


Drug Interactions
  • Before taking acetyl-L-carnitine, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding..

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Overall:5 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 52
Location: Sydney Australia
Time Taken: 5 days

Reason: Bad memory and brain fog Date: 12 January 2011
Side Effects
An incredible sense of well-being, no pain, alleviated depression, improved sleep, energy all day, less need for sleep. Wonderful, wonderful stuff.

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