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Published: 12/2017

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
L-CARTIN FF Oral Solution 10% 10mL packs
 Active ingredient:
Levocarnitine
 Dosage form:
colorless to slightly yellow, clear solution
 Print on wrapping:
(Front)エルカルチンFF内用液10%分包10mL, 1000mg/1包, 100mg/mL, 10mL, (Back)1000mg/1包, 10mL

Effects of this medicine

This medicine activates mitochondrial function by improving a carnitine deficient state, and improves symptoms such as convulsive attack and hypotonia.
It is usually used for the treatment of carnitine deficiency.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have renal disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 15 to 30 mL (1.5 to 3 g of active ingredient) daily, in 3 divided doses. For children, take 0.25 to 1 mL (25 to 100 mg of active ingredient)/kg of body weight daily, in 3 divided doses. The dosage may be adjusted according to your symptoms. This preparation contains 10 mL (1,000 mg of active ingredient) in a sachet. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include loss of appetite, diarrhea, loose stools, enlarged feeling of abdomen, facial edema, hematuria, and anemia. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and humidity.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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