ALCAR is N-acetyl-L-carnitine, which is an acetylated form of L-carnitine, a naturally occurring derivative of the amino acid lysine. ALCAR readily crosses the blood-brain barrier and helps to reduce fatigue, support cognitive function in the elderly, maintain cognitive function during aging and even relieve pain associated with diabetic neuropathy.
- Acetyl-L-Carnitine offers a better absorbed form of L-Carnitine
- Provides cognitive support in neurological dysfunction
- Helps relieve pain associated with diabetic neuropathy
N-Acetyl-L-Carnitine (HCl) 500 mg
sodium stearyl fumarate. Capsule: hypromellose.
Take 2-4 capsules daily with food, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. A minimum of 3 months may be required before observing an effect.
Cautions : This product provides 1.59 g of single amino acid per day. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have liver or kidney disease, have been instructed to follow a low protein diet, if symptoms persist or worsen or for use beyond 6 months. Feelings of overstimulation and/or sleeplessness may occur, in which case discontinue use. Low incidence of seizures has been reported with oral doses in individuals with or without a pre-existing seizure disorder. Mild gastrointestinal symptoms (transient nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and diarrhea) have been reported. Body odor, flatulence, increased appetite or rash may occur. Pregnancy/Breastfeeding : Consult a health care practitioner before use.