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Acetyl-L-carnitine and L-carnitine are two different types of carnitine supplements. L-carnitine is more available, cheaper, and more widely used to treat various conditions. Acetyl-L-carnitine is used mainly in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other brain functioning problems.

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