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Is l-carnitine safe for a 15 year old?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Probably: It's a normal component of many foods, especially meat, and it may help with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and some other health problems. It's no cure-all and you should work with your physician on this.

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Should a 15 year old take acetyl-l-carnitine?

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Deficiency?: I normally only start patients on carnitine if they have a deficiency noted by lab test.

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