Description of the medicine: Carnitine chloride (Carnitini chloridum)
CARNITINE CHLORIDE (Carnitini chloridum).
D, LN- (1-Carboxy-2-hydroxypropyl) -trimethylammonium chloride, or D, L-4-trimethylamino-3-hydroxybutyric acid chloride.
Carnitine is a nutrient; first isolated from extracts of muscle tissue. By its biogenic nature, it is close to carnosine, which is involved in the biochemical processes of muscle tissue.
For medical purposes, carnisine chloride is synthesized.
Flavourless white crystalline powder. Easily soluble in water, little in alcohol.
Synonyms: Biomux, Carnicor, Carnigot, Carnitine, Dolotine, Novain, etc.
Carnitine chloride is used as a medicine in connection with its anabolic effect; it causes an improvement in appetite, accelerated growth and weight gain. Conventionally referred to as growth vitamin (vitamin B t). It also contributes to the normalization of basal metabolism in hyperthyroidism.
Carnitine chloride is used for anorexia, malnutrition, stunted growth in children. Adults are prescribed as an anabolic agent for anorexia due to nervous and physical exhaustion, after diseases, operations, and chronic coronary artery disease.
The drug can be used in the complex treatment of diseases in which the use of anabolic (non-steroidal) agents is indicated.
There is evidence of the effectiveness of carnitine chloride in focal scleroderma.
Assign inside adults to 0.5 - 2.0 g (1/2 - 2 teaspoons of a 20% solution) 2 times a day (for 1 - 3 months); children under 1 year old - 0.03 0.075 g (4 - 10 drops of a 20% solution) 3 times a day, aged 1 year to 6 years - 0.1 g (14 drops of a 20% solution), from 6 to 12 years - 0.2 0.3 g (28 - 42 drops) 2-3 times a day. The course of treatment is 1 month. Ready 20% solution of carnitine chloride can be diluted in 5% glucose solution or added to juices, compote, jelly.
The drug is usually well tolerated. At high doses, pain in the epigastric region is possible; in this case, the dose is reduced.
Method of release: 20% solution (Solutio Сarnitini chloridi 20%) in 100 ml bottles.
Storage: in the dark place at room temperature.