Treats carnitine deficiency.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used
How to Use This Medicine
- Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it will be given.
- This medicine is injected directly into a vein, usually in your arm or chest. This is called intravenous (in-tra-VEEN-ous), or IV injection.
- A nurse or other care giver trained to give IV injections will give your medicine.
If a dose is missed:
- Skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
- You should not use two doses at the same time.
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine
- If you store this medicine at home, keep it at room temperature, away from heat and direct light.
- Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
- Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine
- Do not change brands without first checking with your doctor. If you refill your medicine and it looks different, check with your pharmacist.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
- Tell your doctor if you have a seizure disorder.
- Your doctor may want to test your blood while you are using this medicine. Make sure you keep all your appointments.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Abdominal cramps
- Body odor
- Nausea and/or vomiting
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
- Last reviewed on 8/4/2014
The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. © 1997- 2013 A.D.A.M., Inc. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.