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How L-Carnitine interacts with valproic acid

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Studies have reported that valproic acid use can deplete L-carnitine in humans. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1) (2)


  1. View Abstract: Van Wouwe JP. Carnitine Deficiency During Valproic Acid Treatment. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 1995;65(3): 211-14.
  2. View Abstract: Ohtani Y, et al. Carnitine Deficiency and Hyperammonemia Associated with Valproic Acid Therapy. J Pediatr. Nov1982;101(5):782-85.

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