4 patient evaluations for L-Carnitine

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May 26, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscular dystrophy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Do not produce it on my own)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2970 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i know i should take them but it is very hard. it has to be 3 tablets 3 times a day. they have to be kept in foil selves of 10. you cant put them in a pill minder because they dissolve easily. i would have to carry them around to take them 3 times a day primary carnitine deficiency syndrome is very scary this is the only medication i have problems taking
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 30, 2010 (Started Dec 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Bone strength)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: Read about this in Poz Magazine, that our meds atrophy our bones and our hips will sometimes just fall apart without warning. I can still run across the street so I guess it's working.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 10, 2009 (Started Nov 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 990 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 20, 2009 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fat Metabolizer)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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