Clinical trials with patients being treated with IFN-alpha for hepatitis C observed reduced fatigue when carnitine 2 g/day was co-administered (Neri et al 2003). Increased carnitine intake may be required with long-term therapy— potentially beneficial interaction under professional supervision.
Animal studies suggest long-term carnitine administration may reduce the cardiotoxic side effects of adriamycin (Kawasaki et al 1996). Increased carnitine intake may be required with long term therapy — potentially beneficial interaction.
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