Studies related to Myalgia and L-Carnitine

L-carnitine Supplementation In Patients With Cystic Acne On Isotretinoin Therapy

Effect Decrease
Values Individuals with muscle pain due to isotretinoin therapy had a complete reduction in pain
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 230
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29
Notes for this study:
In this randomized controlled trial, 230 individuals with acne underwent treatment with isotretinoin (Accutane) for 45 days. Of the 40 who developed myalgia (muscle pain) as a side effect, half received 100mg/kg L-Carnitine and half received a placebo every 24 hours.