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    L-carnitine reduces death after a heart attack, optimum dose 6,000 to 9,000 mg per day


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    Monday, June 25, 2018 8:01 am Email this article

    L-carnitine given after a heart attack

    according to a meta-analysis of 13 studies.

    The optimum dose seems to be 6-9 grams per day (6,000 to 9,000 mg per day).

    Reference

    Dinicolantonio JJ, Lavie CJ, Fares H, Menezes AR, and O’Keefe JH. L-Carnitine in the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Mayo Clin Proc, 2013 Apr 15.

    AUTHOR’S CORRESPONDENCE

    James J. DiNicolantonio, PharmD
    Wegmans Pharmacy
    500 S Meadow St
    Ithaca, NY 14850

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