Levocarnitine is a naturally occurring substance that the body needs for energy. Levocarnitine is used to treat carnitine deficiency. Levocarnitine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Carnitor SF, an amino acid derivative, is a medication used to treat patients with low levels of carnitine or those that have primary systemic carnitine deficiency. Patients with problems in their metabolism (or those with inborn errors of metabolism) that lead to decreased levels of carnitine are also given this medication as a part of acute or chronic treatment.