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A 38-year-old member asked:

Are there long term effects of carnitine?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Improves weight loss: Study done - one group was given 2000 mg of carnitine, and the other a placebo. In the placebo group, the average weight loss after 12 weeks was one pound. In the carnitine group, weight loss averaged 11 pounds. That’s an eleven-fold increase in weight loss, simply by increasing carnitine levels.
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 25 years experience
Not so much: Probably if you continue taking very large doses for a very long time. But it is relatively safe.
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