Acetyl-L-Carnitine

 

Acetyl-L-Carnitine is naturally produced by the body and is involved in fat metabolism. Supplementation may contribute to improvements in many facets of health.

Clinical Study:

The supplementation of acetyl-L-carnitine decreases fatigue and increases quality of life in patients with hepatitis C treated with pegylated interferon-α 2b plus ribavirin.

Results:

“ALC supplementation reduced both mental and physical fatigue, improved health-related quality of life… “

Study Citation:

Malaguarnera, M., Vacante, M., Bertino, G., Neri, S., Malaguarnera, M., Gargante, M. P., … & Pennisi, G. (2011). The supplementation of acetyl-L-carnitine decreases fatigue and increases quality of life in patients with hepatitis C treated with pegylated interferon-α 2b plus ribavirin. Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research, 31(9), 653-659.

 

https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/jir.2011.0010?rfr_dat=cr_pub%3Dpubmed&url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&journalCode=jir

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