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Possible Interaction: Ammonia and Levocarnitine





Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

In animals and in cultured neurons, L-carnitine and acetyl-L-carnitine (ALCAR) have been shown to counteract some of the toxic effects of ammonia.
Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology  •  2006  |  View Paper
L-Carnitine LC ), inducing ureagenesis, may decrease blood and brain ammonia levels.
Digestive Diseases  •  2003  |  View Paper
Other therapies, such as BCAA, LOLA, L-carnitine and phenylbutyrate, modify responses to ammonia as well as enhancing metabolism and excretion.
Digestive Diseases  •  2015  |  View Paper
Administration of levocarnitine and/or BCAAs during invasive treatments reduced blood NH3 concentrations and suppressed decreases in Alb.
Journal of nutritional science and vitaminology  •  2015  |  View Paper
Treatment with L-carnitine may be beneficial in reducing ammonia levels.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM  •  2007  |  View Paper
The change ratios of most laboratory data, including vitamin D and insulin-like growth factor 1 levels, were similar in the two groups, but ammonia levels were significantly less in those receiving L-carnitine.
Hepatology communications  •  2018  |  View Paper
In patients with concurrent hyperammonemia, the levocarnitine supplementation reduced blood ammonia levels.
Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology  •  2017  |  View Paper
L-carnitine caused rapid and significant reductions in ammonia levels, sustained over the 4-week treatment period (mean reductions 60.1 and 1.4 (μmol/L in the treated and control groups, respectively).
Clinical drug investigation  •  2002  |  View Paper
These inhibitory effects of ammonia were overcome by L-carnitine.
Neurobiology of Disease  •  2005  |  View Paper
RESULTS The treatment with LCT decreased the toxicity to ammonia.
RESULTS The treatment with LCT decreased the toxicity to ammonia.
Acta pharmacologica Sinica  •  2001  |  View Paper
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