Effects of l-Carnitine on Dialysis-Related Hypotension and Muscle Cramps: A Meta-analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carnitine
  • Hypotension
  • Muscle Cramp
  • Renal Dialysis

abstract

  • Although suggestive in the case of muscle cramping, the available evidence does not confirm a beneficial effect of L-carnitine supplementation on dialysis-related muscle cramping or intradialytic hypotension. Additional study in the form of large rigorous randomized trials is needed in both cases.

publication date

  • November 2008

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/j.ajkd.2008.05.031

PubMed ID

  • 18706751

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 962

end page

  • 71

volume

  • 52

number

  • 5