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L-carnitine fumarate dosage and timing question?

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by chilove, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. chilove

    chilove Senior Member

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    Hi Fredd and all,

    Can you please give me some guidelines on how much L-carnitine fumarate to take and when? I could really use some energy and am eager to see if it will help.

    Thanks so much!

    Audrey
     
  2. L'engle

    L'engle moderate ME

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    I find 2 of the 500mg tablets gives me some energy. I've taken up to 5 of them in a day. You might want to start with one though. I got a headache the first couple of days until I was used to it. Good luck! I find it helps exercise tolerance to some degree.
     
  3. Rosebud Dairy

    Rosebud Dairy Senior Member

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    This seems to be helping me too.

    Just not sure of dosing/timing.
     
  4. Freddd

    Freddd Senior Member

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    HI Rosebud,

    I started with 125mg and this hit harder for longer than anything else I have taken. After about 9 months I was up to 500mg once a day. I went to 1000 and went back down. More made no difference. I take it 30 minutes or more before food in the morning. Alpha lipoic acid is said to increase the l-carnitine fumarate efficiency by 50% or so.
     

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