What is N-Acetyl Carnitine?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: CarniteX


N-Acetyl Carnitine is a more bioavailable form than L-Caritine. It plays an important role in lipid metabolism and energy production. It is important for mitochondrial function and the transportation of fatty acids into the mitochondria for beta-oxidation and energy production.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fatigue 3 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 0
Brain fog 1 1
General health 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with N-Acetyl Carnitine

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking N-Acetyl Carnitine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking N-Acetyl Carnitine


Stopped taking N-Acetyl Carnitine

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
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1 patient evaluation for N-Acetyl Carnitine

Jan 11, 2013 (Started Oct 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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