L-carnitine Supplementation In Patients With Cystic Acne On Isotretinoin Therapy
Notes for this study:
||L-Carnitine was able to return elevated urine carnitine due to isotretinoin therapy back to baseline
|Number of Subjects
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.