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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Inborn errors of metabolism

These comments are made for the purpose of discussion and should NOT be used as recommendations for or against therapies or other treatments. An indi vidual patient is always advised to consult their own physician.

[posted 08/5/1999]
Question: I work in residential treatment facility as a child care worker. I have a new child in my care that has been prescribed CARNATOR. I cannot find it in our refrences, what is it? We work with severe sexual, PTSD, ODD, ADHD, and reactive attachment disorder.

Answer: Carnitor is a naturally occurring substance required in mammalian energy metabolism. It facilitates long-chain fatty acid entry into mitochondria. It is used to treat patients with an inborn error of metabolism that results in secondary carnitine deficiency.

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