Cyto Carn is a medical food designed for dietary management of patients affected by congenital errors of metabolism, such as mitochondrial cytopathies or fatty acid metabolism disorders. As a pure, soluble powder designed for superior absorption, Cyto Carn provides patients with the conditionally essential amino acid carnitine in the form of acetyl-L-carnitine. Refer to the FAQs on this page to learn more about this unflavored, enteral powder.
Available for purchase only on behalf of individuals under medical supervision and current medical care, Cyto Carn is allergen-tested at no detectable level (NDL) for eggs, dairy, fish, crustacean, soy, corn, gluten, tree nuts, and peanut. It is also free of animal products, GMOs, artificial flavorings, and preservatives.
Solace Nutrition realizes that in many cases, especially when using our medical foods for managing specific medical conditions, more in-depth knowledge may be required. Please contact our experienced customer service team immediately if this applies. We are happy to work with you one-on-one to assist with utilizing Cyto Carn most effectively for each individual patient.
How much Cyto Carn powder should I take each day?
Daily intake should be determined by your healthcare professional specializing in mitochondrial or metabolic disorders. Dosing is based on age, body weight and the metabolic condition of the patient.
What type of Carnitine is used in Cyto Carn?
Cyto Carn uses pure Acetyl L-Carnitine powder. Each gram of powder delivers 800mg of L-Carnitine
How much L-Carnitine is in one bottle?
The bottle contains 150 grams of Acetyl L-Carnitine. This delivers 120 grams of pure L-Carnitine.
Is there a scoop in the bottle?
Yes, each bottle contains a scoop that delivers 1 gram of powder, which includes 800mg of L-Carnitine.
Does Cyto Carn contain allergens?
Allergen-free for egg, milk, fish, crustacean, soy, corn, gluten, tree nuts, and peanut. It’s also GMO-free.
How should I consume Cyto Carn?
Using the scoop, measure the recommended amount of Cyto Carn. Consume directly by mouth or add to juices, beverages or sprinkle on top of or mix with food. It can also be added to tube feeding formulas.
Can Cyto Carn be tube fed?
Yes, the powder is soluble and will readily suspend in formulas.
What are the ingredients in Cyto Carn?
It is made only from acetyl L-carnitine.
Is Cyto Carn nutritionally complete?
No, it contains acetyl L-carnitine only. It is not a source of macronutrients or other vitamins and minerals. Cyto Carn should not be used as a sole source of nutrition.