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Side effects of taking l-carnitine and melatonin?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Melatonin

Possible se’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, sleep walking, nightmares, vivid dreams, dizziness, confusion, headache, GI upset, v libido, v sperm count, gynecomastia in men & mood changes.

In brief: Melatonin

Possible se’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, sleep walking, nightmares, vivid dreams, dizziness, confusion, headache, GI upset, v libido, v sperm count, gynecomastia in men & mood changes.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Nephrology colleagues have informed me of link with L-Carnitine and kidney failure.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Good to know.
Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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