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Rp-Carn 1gm Injection

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Levocarnitine

Manufacturer : RPG LIFE SCIENCES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 199.45
Price :180
You Save :19 (10%)

1 Ampoule(s) Of 5ml


Introduction to Rp-carn 1gm Injection

Rp-carn 1gm injection belongs to a class of medications called amino acids, which contains an active ingredient called levocarnitine. It is a protein used to treat carnitine deficiency in adults, children, infants, and newborns. It is also indicated to prevent and treat carnitine deficiency in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis. Carnitine deficiency happens when the body lacks Rp-carn 1gm injection. This medicine replenishes this protein, providing energy to the body. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor about all the underlying medical conditions. 

Do not consume Rp-carn 1gm injection if you are allergic to it or any of the other substances of the medicine. Before taking this medicine, talk to your doctor if you have severe kidney problems or are undergoing dialysis. Additionally, if you have diabetes and are using insulin or other diabetes medications, or if you are taking anticoagulant medicine like warfarin or other blood clot-reducing drugs. Notify your doctor if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or become pregnant while using this injection. Your doctor will decide if you should keep taking the medicine. If you plan to breastfeed, ask your doctor for advice.


Uses of Rp-carn 1gm Injection

  • Treat primary carnitine deficiency in adults, children, infants, and newborns.
  • Prevent and treat secondary carnitine deficiency in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis.

Therapeutic Effects of Rp-carn 1gm Injection

Rp-carn 1gm injection assists the body in utilizing fats for energy by transporting them to the cell's energy centers, where they are converted into usable energy, crucial for organs like the heart and muscles.


Interaction of Rp-carn 1gm Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Rp-carn 1gm injection, such as warfarin or other blood clot-reducing drugs, and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Rp-carn 1gm Injection

  • Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
  • Store below 25°C and protect from light.
  • Do not freeze the medicine.
  • Keep the medicine away from a moist place.
  • Always check the expiry date before consuming it.

How to consume Rp-carn 1gm Injection

Rp-carn 1gm injection will be administered to you by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting. It is usually administered in a vein (intravenous). Your doctor will decide the dose, route of administration, and frequency based on your disease condition and other factors.


Safety Advices for Rp-carn 1gm Injection

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Pregnancy

  

Do not consume Rp-carn 1gm injection during pregnancy unless your doctor advises it. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant.

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Breast Feeding

  

Do not consume Rp-carn 1gm injection during breastfeeding unless your doctor advises. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor for more information.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Rp-carn 1gm injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether Rp-carn 1gm injection is safe for patients with liver problems. Inform your physician if you have any liver disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any liver-related symptoms.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking Rp-carn 1gm injection is safe. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

Rp-carn 1gm injection doesn't alter the driving or operating ability.


Side Effects of Rp-carn 1gm Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Common

  • Mild stomach upset
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Body odor

Word of Advice

Before taking Rp-carn 1gm injection, inform your doctor about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop the dose until your doctor advises. Do not breastfeed while taking Rp-carn 1gm injection unless your doctor advises. Notify your doctor if you experience any serious side effects. Contact your doctor for more information. Notify your doctor about drug-related body odor because dosage adjustments might be considered. If you're on anticoagulant medication like warfarin, inform your doctor, as tests could show prolonged blood clotting.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I take Rp-carn 1gm injection If I'm pregnant?

Consult your medical professional regarding the use of Rp-carn 1gm injections during pregnancy. The potential benefits and risks should be carefully assessed. Your doctor will suggest taking this medicine only if it's necessary.

Q 2. Can I self-administer Rp-carn 1gm injection?

Rp-carn 1gm injection will be administered to you by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting. Do not self-administer. It is usually administered in a vein (intravenous). Your doctor will decide the dose, route of administration, and frequency based on your disease condition and other factors.

Q 3. Are there any side effects of using Rp-carn 1gm injection?

The most common side effects of Rp-carn 1gm injection are mild stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, and body odor. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any side effects.

Q 4. What precautions should I take while using Rp-carn 1gm injection?

If you have diabetes and are using insulin or other diabetes medications, you should consult your doctor before taking Rp-carn 1gm injection.

Q 5. How does Rp-carn 1gm injection work?

Rp-carn 1gm injection works by helping the body use fats for energy. It transports fatty acids into the cells' energy-producing centers (mitochondria), which are converted into usable energy. This process is particularly important for organs like the heart and muscles that rely heavily on energy from fats. It ensures that the body efficiently processes fats, supporting energy production and overall function.


Fact Box of Rp-carn 1gm Injection

Molecule Name: LevocarnitineTherapeutic class: Nutritional supplements
Pharmacological class:  Amino acids

Indications: 

1. Treat primary carnitine deficiency in adults, children, infants, and newborns.

2. Prevent and treat secondary carnitine deficiency in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis.


References

  1. Drugs.com, Levocarnitine Injection Prescribing Information, [Revised on Jan 2023] [Accessed on 21st August 2023], https://www.drugs.com/pro/levocarnitine-injection.html#s-34084-4 .
  2. Alfasigma S.p.A., Electronic medicines compendium (emc); [Revised on May 2017] [Accessed on 21st August 2023], Microsoft Word - uk-pl-inj-approved-matransfer.doc (medicines.org.uk)
  3. Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. U.S Food and Drug Administration. [Revised on June 2006] [Accessed on 19th July 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2007/018948s024,019257s011lbl.pdf
  4. La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd., [Accessed on 21st August 2023], https://www.larenon.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/lacarnit-lbl_ctc.pdf
  5. J. Goddard, A.N. Turner, Kidney and Urinary Tract Disease, Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, 22nd Edition, 2014, 461-523.

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