Studies related to Aggression and L-Carnitine

Efficacy Of Carnitine In The Treatment Of Children With Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 26
Sex Male
Age Range 7-12
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
100mg/kg of L-carnitine (maximum dosage of 4,000mg) in children with ADHD over the course of eight weeks noted that 11-12 out of the 13 boys 'responded' to treatment, and that this response was associated with reduced aggression, delinquency, and improved attention relative to placebo. Improvements ranged from 20-65% of baseline,