Who should not receive a Carnitor injection?

If you do not have reduced levels of carnitine in your blood, talk to your doctor before receiving a Carnitor injection. Talk to your doctor before using a Carnitor injection if you have had seizures. Do not use Carnitor injections if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you have an allergy to levocarnitine, the active ingredient in Carnitor. Also, people who are taking medications that may react with a Carnitor injection, should avoid receiving Carnitor or talk to their doctor about options for taking the other medication.

Because it is not known how a Carnitor injection affects a breastfeeding child, women who are nursing should not receive a Carnitor injection before talking to their doctor. Carnitor injections should be taken by pregnant women only when absolutely necessary. It is unknown if Carnitor injections may harm an unborn child.

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