Amantadine and L-Carnitine Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

With L-carnitine we found statistically significant clinical improvement in 12 of the 18 studied parameters after 8 weeks of treatment

Audrius V. Plioplys

2008

Scholarcy highlights

  • Carnitine is essential for mitochondrial energy production
  • Administered L-carnitine is an effective medicine in treating the fatigue seen in a number of chronic neurologic diseases
  • Amantadine is one of the most effective medicines for treating the fatigue seen in multiple sclerosis patients
  • Amantadine was poorly tolerated by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients
  • L-Carnitine is a safe and very well tolerated medicine which improves the clinical status of CFS patients
  • In this study we analyzed clinical and laboratory correlates of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome symptomatology and improvement parameters

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