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CARNITOR SF
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Drug Name:

CARNITOR SF Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Levocarnitine 1g/10mL; oral solution; cherry flavor; sugar-free.

Company:
Leadiant Biosciences, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CARNITOR SF:

Primary systemic or secondary carnitine deficiency.

Adult:

Consume slowly in divided doses, preferably with meals; may mix in liquids. Initially 1g/day; titrate slowly; range 1–3g/day.

Children:

Consume slowly in divided doses, preferably with meals; may mix in liquids. Initially 50mg/kg/day; titrate slowly; 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

CARNITOR ORAL SOLUTION

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


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