L-carnitine (Carnitor) to fight fatigue caused by chemotherapy

You might see cancer patients taking L-carnitine (Carnitor) to fight fatigue caused by chemotherapy.

The fatigue is often due to anemia.

But for some patients the fatigue might be due to a carnitine deficiency. Cancer therapy can disrupt a patient's metabolism and decrease carnitine levels. Carnitine is a vitamin-like nutrient that helps provide energy to muscles.

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