is used to prevent and treat a lack of carnitine. It is used to prevent and treat this condition in patients with kidney
disease on dialysis
. It is given to people whose body cannot properly use carnitine from their diet. Lack of carnitine can lead to liver
, heart, and muscle problems. Your doctor may treat lack of carnitine by prescribing levocarnitine for you.
Pyruvic acid levels alone have little clinical utility. Abnormal concentrations of pyruvic acid, and lactate-to-pyruvate (L:P) ratios, are not diagnostic for a particular disorder but must be interpreted clinical presentation(symptoms)
A low L:P ratio is observed in inherited disorders
Your Doc.who has examined you is the best judge as per your clinical symptoms