Description: An amino acid precursor of co-enzyme A which supplies cellular energy to the mitochondria. It enhances brain function and helps protect the heart and liver. L-Carnitine helps facilitate weight loss. It also helps in the treatment of congestive heart failure, angina, heart attack recovery, blood vessel disease and hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland). It also improves sperm motility and function in men. Preliminary research shows that L-carnitine may be beneficial in treatment of ADD/ADHD, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. SOLAL’s Carnitine contains the L-tartrate form of L-Carnitine, a stabilised and highly bioavailable form of L-Carnitine.
Directions: Adults and children over 12 years of age: Take 1 capsule twice daily with or without meals. This dose should be increased to 2 capsules three times daily for weight loss, chronic fatigue states, exercise enhancement and to improve sperm motility in men. Children 7-12 years of age: Take 1 capsule daily. In cases of ADD/ADHD this dosage can be increased to 1 capsule in the morning and 1 at midday.
Ingredients: Each capsule contains the following as active ingredients: L-Carnitine-L-tartrate (supplying 500mg L-carnitine) 746mg Inactive ingredients: Hypromellose (cellulose) vegetarian capsule shell (gelatine free), microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate (vegetarian – flow agent), magnesium silicate, silicon dioxide and colloidal silicon dioxide. Contains plant extracts and natural fillers, with no colourants added - therefore the colour of the capsule contents may vary slightly from batch to batch. Storage Instructions Store in a cool dry place below 25°C. Keep out of the reach of children.
Contraindications: Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a healthcare provider. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before start taking any new medicine, supplement or remedy. Safety in children has not been established. Side Effects Side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps and skin rash. Product Interactions Anticoagulants (Warfarin): L-carnitine may potentiate the effects of anticoagulants and should be used carefully when combined with anticoagulants. Thyroid Hormone: L-carnitine could theoretically decrease the effectiveness of thyroid hormone replacement. Drugs that may deplete L-carnitine: Adefovir dipivoxil, carbamazepine, cisplatin, isotretinoin, phenabarbital, phenytoin, valproic acid, zidovudine and pivampicillin. Anti-arrythmic drugs: L-carnitine may reduce the need for beta-blockers. Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Safety in pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been established.
Disclaimer: All information contained on this website is for information only and should not be used to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure any disease, health or medical condition. The products (food supplements) are not intended to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure any health or medical condition. Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a healthcare practitioner. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. If you are pregnant, or on any medication or suffering from any medical condition it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new supplement. Store in a cool dry place, below 25°C and keep out of the reach of children.