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Side effects of taking l-carnitine and melatonin?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Limited: Carnitine has been proposed as a treatment for many conditions because it acts as an antioxidant -- but it has never been proven scientifically to be helpful. Melatonin can cause fatigue and is given to help people sleep.
Answered on Jan 30, 2020

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