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Do you need a prescription for levocarnitine?
Yes, levocarnitine is only available with a valid physician Rx.
How much is levocarnitine without Insurance in the US?
Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase levocarnitine, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.
What will my out-of-pocket cost be for levocarnitine in the US?
There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.
Is Now Patient a levocarnitine savings card?
Yes. Save up to 90% on your levocarnitine with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.
Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?
Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.
Is Now Patient a levocarnitine coupon provider in the US?
No. Now Patient does not provide levocarnitine coupons or FREE levocarnitine samples.
Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for levocarnitine in the US?
No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.
Does Now Patient work with Medicare?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
What should you do if you use too much levocarnitine?
Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using levocarnitine. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much levocarnitine. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.
What should I do if I miss my dose?
There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.
Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication
What is generic levocarnitine?
Generic levocarnitine refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.
FDA approval of levocarnitine
Levocarnitine is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of carnitine deficiency.
Active ingredient of levocarnitine
The active ingredient of levocarnitine is levocarnitine.
US brand name of levocarnitine and manufacturer
Levocarnitine is available in the US under various brand names, including Carnitor and Carnitine. The pharmaceutical manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.
UK brand name of levocarnitine and manufacturer
In the UK, levocarnitine is available under various brand names, including Carnitor and L-Carnitine. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.
Prescription requirement for levocarnitine
A prescription (Rx) is required for levocarnitine in both the US and the UK.
Availability of levocarnitine in the UK with NHS Prescription
Levocarnitine is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.
Conditions treated by levocarnitine
Levocarnitine is used for the treatment of carnitine deficiency in patients with end-stage renal disease.
How does levocarnitine work?
Levocarnitine plays a critical role in energy production and fatty acid metabolism in the body. It helps transport long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria, where they are converted into energy. Levocarnitine supplementation helps to replenish carnitine levels and support normal bodily functions.
Forms of levocarnitine available
Levocarnitine is available in various dosage forms, including oral solution, oral capsules, and intravenous injection. The solution form may be mixed in another liquid food.
If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Store this medication at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
Dosage of levocarnitine
The dosage of levocarnitine may vary depending on the individual’s specific condition, response to treatment, and other factors. It is important to follow the drug information and medical advice provided by the healthcare provider.
Directions for levocarnitine use
Levocarnitine should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. The oral solution or capsules are usually taken orally, with or without food. The intravenous injection is administered by a healthcare professional.
Warnings and contraindications for levocarnitine
- Levocarnitine may have certain risks and potential side effects. It is important to discuss these with a healthcare provider before starting the medication
- Levocarnitine may have drug interactions with certain medications, such as warfarin. It is important to inform the healthcare provider of all other medications being taken, including herbs, non-prescription drugs, and dietary supplements
- Your doctor will need to monitor your blood chemistries, plasma carnitine concentrations, and vital signs
- Tell your doctor if you have kidney disease, or are on dialysis
Use of levocarnitine if pregnant or planning pregnancy
The use of levocarnitine during pregnancy should be discussed with a healthcare provider. It is generally considered safe for use during pregnancy when prescribed by a healthcare professional. It is not known if levocarnitine passes into breast milk during breast-feeding.
Possible side effects of levocarnitine
In clinical trials common side effects of levocarnitine may include gastrointestinal disturbances, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and body odor. Serious side effects are rare but can occur. Seek emergency medical help if you have signs of a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Similar drugs to levocarnitine
There are no identical generic alternatives to levocarnitine, but other forms of carnitine supplements may be used to treat carnitine deficiency.
- FDA Prescribing Information for Carnitor
- MHRA product information for Carnitor
- WebMD – Levocarnitine
- Drugs.com – Levocarnitine
- NHS UK
Now Patient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information in this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.
The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.
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