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Levocarnitine (Levocarnitine) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Levocarnitine and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (9)
Death (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Toxicity To Various Agents (4)Hypophosphataemia (4)Encephalopathy (3)Asthenia (3)Hypocalcaemia (2)Agitation (1)Product Substitution Issue (1)Prothrombin Time Prolonged (1)Inflammation (1)Phlebitis (1)Refusal of Treatment by Patient (1)Brain Herniation (1)

Possible Levocarnitine side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: male, weighing 13.6 kg (29.9 pounds)

Reactions: Sinus Tachycardia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levocarnitine
    Dosage: 2.5ml qd po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Urticaria

Levocarnitine
    Dosage: 2.5ml qd po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypersensitivity



Possible Levocarnitine side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-07-19

Patient: 55 year old female

Reactions: Phlebitis, Agranulocytosis, Nervous System Disorder, Disturbance in Attention, Coma, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Dosage: 1 gram; 4/1 day; iv
    Start date: 2012-05-15

Levocarnitine
    Dosage: 1 gram; 4/1 day
    Start date: 2012-05-31

Lovenox
    Dosage: 1 dosage form; 1/1 day; sc
    Indication: Phlebitis
    Start date: 2012-05-15

Nicardipine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 50 mg; 1/1 day; po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2012-05-15

Perindopril Erbumine
    Dosage: 10 mg; 1 day; po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2012-06-01
    End date: 2012-06-06

Tramadol HCL
    Dosage: po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-05-15

Other drugs received by patient: Levocarnitine; Crestor; Propranolol Hydrochloride



Possible Levocarnitine side effects in 47 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: 47 year old female

Reactions: Hypophosphataemia, Encephalopathy, Toxicity To Various Agents, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Calcium Acetate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Levocarnitine
    Dosage: 990 mg. twice daily
    Indication: Liver Disorder

Valproic Acid
    Dosage: 500 mg. twice daily
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Levocarnitine side effects in 47 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient: 47 year old female

Reactions: Hypophosphataemia, Encephalopathy, Toxicity To Various Agents, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levocarnitine
    Indication: non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

Levocarnitine
    Indication: Toxicity To Various Agents

Valproic Acid
    Dosage: 2500mg total daily

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium Acetate; Cinacalcet Hydrochloride



Possible Levocarnitine side effects in 37 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-07

Patient: 37 year old female

Reactions: Refusal of Treatment by Patient, Agitation, Brain Herniation, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Prothrombin Time Prolonged, Delusion, Grand MAL Convulsion, Acute Hepatic Failure, Brain Oedema

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diazepam
    Indication: Convulsion

Divalproex Sodium
    Dosage: 500 mg, two times a day
    Indication: Convulsion

Lactulose

Levetiracetam

Levocarnitine

Lorazepam

Phenytoin
    Dosage: intravenous
    Indication: Convulsion



Possible Levocarnitine side effects in 44 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-05-10

Patient: 44 year old female

Reactions: Vitamin D Deficiency, Hypophosphataemia, Encephalopathy, Hypocalcaemia, Toxicity To Various Agents, Asthenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Calcium Acetate
    Dosage: 2001 mg (667 mg,3 in 1 d)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Divalproex Sodium
    Dosage: (2500 mg,1 d)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Levocarnitine
    Dosage: 1980 mg (990 mg,2 in 1 d)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Cinacalcet Hydrochloride



Possible Levocarnitine side effects in 47 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-04-06

Patient: 47 year old female

Reactions: Hypophosphataemia, Hypocalcaemia, Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levocarnitine
    Dosage: 990 mg, 2x/day

Valproic Acid
    Dosage: 500 mg, 2x/day

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium Acetate; Cinacalcet



Possible Levocarnitine side effects in 42 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-28

Patient: 42 year old female

Reactions: Jaundice, Abdominal Pain, Cholestasis, Biliary Tract Disorder, Inflammation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levocarnitine



Possible Levocarnitine side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-02-27

Patient:

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Gastrointestinal Tract Irritation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Levocarnitine

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