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Item: SW1001

  • Burn fat and energize your muscles with this popular amino acid

  • A favorite of bodybuilders and dieters

  • Helps promote a lean, muscular body

500 mg 100 Tabs
Tabs Size: S

Retail $14.49
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  • Burn fat and energize your muscles with this popular amino acid

  • A favorite of bodybuilders and dieters

  • Helps promote a lean, muscular body

Unlock your potential for a lean, muscular body with Swanson Premium L-Carnitine! A favorite among dieters and bodybuilders, this amazing amino acid helps the body burn fat to energize muscles for effective, productive workouts.


Q: My L-carnitine is disintegrating. Why is this occurring, and how can it be avoided?
A: L-carnitine is hygroscopic and readily absorbs moisture from the air. This product should be kept in the original bottle, tightly closed with the original desiccant remaining in the bottle.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Tablet

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
L-Carnitine Base 500 mg *

*Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: Calcium carbonate, microcrystalline cellulose (plant fiber), stearic acid, magnesium stearate, silica, ethylcellulose, food glaze.

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one tablet per day with water one to two hours before a meal or as recommended by your healthcare provider.

Note: This hygroscopic material readily absorbs moisture. Store in original bottle. Keep lid tightly sealed.

Relative Size

Printable Size Guide

Shipping Weight

.39 lbs

Swanson Premium L-Carnitine Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 76 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Weight loss Aides in weight loss. seem to help burn fat during exercising. March 29, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great deal ! I ordered this item for myself. But since I got an item for free, I gave the other to my daughter. I feel more energy throughout the day instead of the dragging feeling I felt around 3 pm. This product works great ! October 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cardio strength, and fat burner. Helps to strengthen heart function and burn fat for energy. August 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Taste Good and is Good This product goes well with a cardiac regimen routine. I like the way the supplement tastes! May 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by A Great Fitness Product. The L-Carnitine is a product that I have been taking for several years now. I am a certified Personal Trainer. I take this supplement as part of my daily workout routine. Taken after a workout this product is very effective for anyone who wants to maintain a muscle-toned body. April 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Energy When You Need It . I get more out of my workout now than I used to. October 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Reason about "breakdowon" problem I just want to say, the reason why pills will breakdown when we take them out from the original bottle should be the humidity. Maybe your place is too wet and without desiccant the pills will have problems. It never happens in a dry place like ours. October 4, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by CHOOSE A DIFFERENT FORM L-Carnitine is a great and useful, valuable Amino Acid which I have read about and used since around 1972 for heart health / fat burning / energy. To me, this is a good news / bad news situation. I am totally a fan of L-Carnitine. I am totally in favor of using it, which I do. That's the good news. The bad news is that L-Carnitine is very hygroscopic and difficult to manufacture into tablets or capsules that remain user-friendly in spite of the addition of desiccant packets in the bottles with the pills. It has been my experience that the tablets become moist, sticky, and crumbly, making them messy and difficult to handle and swallow. So I take my L-Carnitine in liquid form, which works great for me. Personally, I like to take 2 grams of L-Carnitine, and I just don't want to deal with having to mess with 4 of these tablets every day, especially when I have options. I do recommend taking L-Carnitine, just choose a different form. August 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Will Keep Buying! At age 90, I could use more energy. This product seems to be very helpful! July 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Belly Buster! This is the best for belly fat loss. I lost 2" in the first 4 months! Effective and economical! I will definitely not run out of this! July 3, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Read before buying I like to keep my vitamins in a weekly pill container and for some reason this product starts to breakdown and "dissolve" after it is out of it's original bottle after a few days. I think the product itself it good, but you must keep it in it's original bottle and remember to take it everyday. June 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by great product I chew it up with my chewable vitamin c and wash it down with my swanson organic white tea. June 17, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Energy but hurt my stomach They gave me a lot of energy. I get up very early and these almost negated the need for coffee. I loved how energized I felt. But they also really bothered my stomach. It would hurt well into the evening and I felt miserable. I finally stopped taking them. May 18, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Recommend strongly with qualifications Have taken this suppliment for years. This brand was reviewed by consumer labs and reassured me that I was getting what I paid for without any contaminents! The tablets are extremely hydrophilic, so keep them in the bottle and away from water (bathroom steam/ kitchen tea kettle). May 12, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Great Value! My nutritionist recommended this. It seems to have some effect but the jury is still out. However, the value can't be beat anywhere! April 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by L-Carnitine from Swanson met goals L-Carnitine at 500mg/capsule from Swanson allows me to readily measure out the amount of L-Carnitine I wish to use and meets my goals for the expected results. I anticipate reordering to continue my plans for the supplement. I appreciated that the bottle came well filled as is sometimes not the case and you get large bottles with very few capsules or pills. Such large bottles take up shelf space but are quickly emptied. March 24, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by If improve the capsule I switched to SW brand due to save the cost from popular vitamin brand one. Effectiveness is not sure but capsule will be damage after opened the bottle in a few months. As normally kept in dried not sunshine spots such as a drawers but it always happened. I hope SW will improve the capsules. March 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very good stuff I take this along with peak atp to keep me focused and give me anergy March 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by L-carnitine I have been taking one tablet per day for the past month or so. I seem to have more energy now. I am working out and it seems to help with over all body toning. February 21, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by L-Carnitine at a great price L-Carnitine is a great amino acid for fat burning. Some reports in the literature at increasing testosterone receptors sites. I did not notice much. February 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Energy Booster! I run avidly and when I started taking L-Carnatine I noticed I had more energy. When I would get to the end of my run I still had energy to turn on the intensity and sprint it out! Also noticed some improvements in my skin and fat reduction around the waistline. Only draw back is that the pill deteriorates if left out in the open. Take immediately after taking out of the bottle or make sure to put in some sort of airtight container if taking with you for later consumption. February 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good Product Helps in appetite control. Not a miracle pill but there is no such thing. With proper disapline this product will help with weight loss. September 14, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by L-Carnitine I use this product to keep my mind energized and this is another great product from Swanson August 20, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by L-Carnitine Isuue is that when tablets are removed from container and placed in my pill dispenser the tablets begin to pulverize, get soft and mushy and break-up. August 15, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Fat burner I take this product w/ good results for heart and liver health on a daily basis. May 27, 2012
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