L carnitine - an amino acid, is used as a dietary supplement.
L-carnitine is also called vitamin B11, it has antitireoidnym, anabolic, regenerating, anti-hypoxic effect, improves appetite and fat metabolism starts.
Use of L-carnitine supports the activity of coenzyme A, normalize metabolic processes, increases the enzymatic activity of intestinal, gastric juice, activates the secretory activity of digestive glands. The drug accelerates the regeneration of nerve tissue, has a neurotrophic effect.
It is believed that L-carnitine is effective for weight loss: during sports agent reduces the level of lactic acidosis, fatty elements in the skeletal muscles, normalize body weight. In order to start the process of burning fat stores but sufficient amount of L-carnitine is important for weight loss exercise and diet is competent.
The product is produced in tablets, capsules, syrup.
Indications for use of L-carnitine
According to the instructions L-carnitine administered to patients with heart diseases, elderly patients - to improve memory, attention, slow down brain aging.
Good reviews of L-carnitine, which is given to preterm infants, children during active growth to ensure the normal development of skeletal muscle to bring the body weight to normal.
L-carnitine is effective as an adjunct in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, cardiovascular and endocrine systems, liver diseases.
Also L-carnitine take athletes to increase the efficiency of the exercises, increase endurance, increase muscle mass fast; vegetarians - to make up for a lack of carnitine; People with reduced appetite, exhaustion.
According to the instructions L-carnitine is not indicated in case of intolerance means during pregnancy, lactation.
Instructions for use of L-carnitine
The syrup is taken orally, by the time the meal reception L-carnitine is independent.
Adults drink the syrup three p / day for 5 ml. Athletes drink 15ml L-carnitine before exercise. Therapy usually lasts 4-6 weeks.
For children under one year of syrup give a single dose of 8-20kap .; 1-6l children. - 20-28kap., 6-12l children. - 2, 5ml. Take a single dose of the children two or three p / night for a month.
Tablets and capsules of L-carnitine swallow whole, washed down with water. Adults are 250-500mg drug two or three p / day. Athletes take 500-1500mg before training.
For treatment is recommended to take a tablet, capsule courses for no longer than six months.
Special harm L-carnitine can not be held, it is well tolerated.
In patients with uremia because of the use of carnitine may develop muscle weakness. There are also reviews of L-carnitine, that in rare cases, taking the drug were noted epigastric pain, allergic reactions, dyspepsia.
Man damage L-carnitine may cause only at intolerance and overdose. It has been observed the appearance of sleep problems in patients who do not comply with medical prescriptions.