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What should I know before taking carnitine?

Your doctor will probably recommend that you take carnitine if he or she suspects you have a lower amount in your body or a problem that could benefit from extra carnitine. The amount of carnitine you take will vary by age and the condition being treated. You should not take the D-carnitine supplement with other forms of carnitine, because it can interrupt the natural carnitine benefits.

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