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Lipo-C includes Methionine, Inositol, and Choline.

It’s a compounded lipotropic injection that can encourage fat burning for energy in the body.

The three main nutrients in Lipo-C play a large role in the breakdown and metabolism of fat in the body. They are sometimes known collectively as MIC, or MIC injections. Lipo-C also contains other ingredients to form a comprehensive injection therapy.

Read on to learn more about what’s in Lipo-C, and how these ingredients can support fat burning and weight loss.

What Does Lipo-C Do? 

Lipo-C is used to promote body fat reduction and preserve lean muscle tissue. Patients can combine these injections with a healthy diet and exercise program to boost results. Lipotropic injections may also help maintain healthy liver function and protect from disease.

What is in Lipo-C?

We’ve discussed that Lipo-C is a combination of Methionine, Inositol, and Choline (MIC injections). Now we’ll break down the benefits of each nutrient.


Methionine is an amino acid responsible for maintaining body protein, nitrogen balance, and utilization of other amino acids. It can help preserve muscle tissue while on a weight loss program.

Methionine is also necessary to build muscle and encourage protein synthesis. Methionine deficiency can lead to decreased muscle mass and difficulty building muscle.

Methionine is used to treat burn and trauma patients, as well. Major bodily trauma can cause the body to lose nitrogen, and these patients typically require a higher balance of nitrogen compared to healthy individuals.


As a type of sugar, Inositol influences the metabolism. It also influences the way the body responds to insulin and supports cognition and mood.

It’s often used to help with the effects of Metabolic Syndrome, or a cluster of conditions that lead to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Conditions within Metabolic Syndrome include high blood sugar, body fat around the waist and organs, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.

In one study focusing on the impacts of Inositol, almost all study participants saw improvements in the markers that indicate Metabolic Syndrome.

Results include fewer triglycerides in the blood, lower cholesterol levels, and lower blood pressure. Further, 20% of participants emerged from the study no longer qualifying for Metabolic Syndrome due to improved health markers.


Choline is responsible for transporting fat to be metabolized into energy. It also maintains liver function, encourages healthy brain development, aids in muscle movement, and supports the nervous system.

When combined with the other ingredients in Lipo-C, Choline influences fat burning to boost a weight loss plan that includes diet and exercise.


Carnitine is required to transport and break down fat. This fat turns into energy for the body to use.

Studies show that oral L-Carnitine supplementation can:

  • Decrease fat mass
  • Preserve muscle during exercise
  • Reduce muscle fatigue

Research indicates that Carnitine also helps determine whether the body uses muscle tissues, carbohydrates, or fat for energy. When the body burns fat, it can help decrease the fat-to-muscle ratio in the body, leading to a healthier body composition.

Carnitine is more effective as an injection, because only a small fraction of the amino acid is absorbed by the digestive system when taken orally. Injectable carnitine, either alone or as part of a Lipo-C injection, delivers all the medication to the bloodstream for maximum absorption.

B Vitamins

LIPO-C also includes B vitamins to work with the other ingredients and boost your nutrition.

B Vitamins in Lipo-C injections include:

  • Thiamine (B1)
  • Pantothenic acid (B5)

These vitamins support the metabolism and energy levels, act as antioxidants, support cardiovascular health, and more.

Lipo-C Injections With Defy Medical

Lipo-C is a compounded lipotropic injection that helps to boost fat burning and weight loss. It includes Methionine, Inositol, and Choline (MIC), as well as L-Carnitine and vitamins B1 and B5.

Lipo-C is a useful fat loss aid when combined with a healthy diet and exercise.

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