This is an over the counter product - it does not require prescription.QUINICARN L-Carnitine Supplement
Quinicarn is a nutritional supplement for cats and dogs, providing active L-carnitine.
The requirements of L-carnitine on cats and dogs are increased in conditions of
physiological and metabolic stress.
- Individual packets provide stability and easy dispensing of L-carnitine
in a water soluble powder formulation
- Apply directly to your cat’s or dog’s food
- Natural Chicken Flavor
- L-carnitine in a non-acidic form to eliminate typical sour taste found
in many other L-carnitine products
- Cats and Dogs love it!
L-Carnitine is a naturally occurring amino acid which plays a vital role in
the metabolism of fat. Its a nutrient that helps the body turn fat into energy
by functioning as a transporter of fatty acids into the mitochondria, the metabolic
furnace of the cell.
Carnitine it is produced primarily in the liver and kidneys from the amino
acids lysine or methionine and stored in the skeletal muscles, heart, brain,
and sperm.. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is essential to the synthesis of carnitine.
During growth or pregnancy the requiremnt of carnitine might exceed its natural
Usually, the body can make all the carnitine it needs. Some pets, however,
may be deficient in carnitine because their bodies cannot make enough carnitine
or transport it into tissues so it can be used. Some other conditions, such
as heart disease, can also cause insufficient carnitine in the body.
Carnitine has been proposed as a treatment for many conditions because it helps
reduce oxidative stress.
Administration: For dogs and cats, give 1-2 packets per day or as directed
by your veterinarian. Sprinkle directly on your pet’s food.
Each Packet Contains: L-carnitine 250 mg