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What exactly is levocarnitine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
L0 Carnitine: Carnitine is required to transport fatty acids into mitochrondria when fats are metabolized. The active form is levo-carnitine. I check carnitine levels on patients who present with symptoms of atypical depression.
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