Topics

MitoQ on Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

2017-05-30 19:00:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether MS patients who receive Oral mitoquinone (MitoQ) have less fatigue than those receiving a placebo. A comparison between patient's fatigue scored at baseline and fatigue scored 12 weeks after drug initiation will assess if MitoQ has a significant change in fatigue.

Description

MitoQ is a potent antioxidant dietary supplement with potentially significant immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory properties. While the cause of MS related fatigue is uncertain, we believe that mitochondria dysfunction and resultant neuronal energy depletion may be an important contributor to fatigue in MS.

This clinical trial will evaluate the potential beneficial effects of MitoQ on MS fatigue. It will also explore the effects of MitoQ on cognitive function, quality of life and mood. If enrolled in the study, patients will take two capsules of the study drug or placebo at the same time every day for twelve weeks. There will be 4 study visits where the participant will undergo medical and nervous system examinations, questionnaires, and blood draws. Because it is a placebo-controlled trial, subjects will have a 33% chance of receiving either placebo (inactive), 20mg of MitoQ, or 40mg of MitoQ. This will be a blinded randomized study, meaning neither the participant nor the investigator will know who received the placebo or study drug.

Study Design

Conditions

Multiple Sclerosis

Intervention

Mitoquinone

Location

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland
Oregon
United States
97239

Status

Recruiting

Source

Oregon Health and Science University

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-05-30T19:00:26-0400

Clinical Trials [1924 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

MitoQ for Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

The purpose of this study is to determine whether MS patients who receive Oral mitoquinone (MitoQ) have less fatigue than those receiving a placebo. A comparison between patient's fatigue ...

Auditory Function in Patients With and Without Multiple Sclerosis

We propose to evaluate auditory function and neuropsychologic function in 150 Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients and in 150 patients who do not have MS. Experimental subjects will be recrui...

Levetiracetam in Central Pain in Multiple Sclerosis(MS)

Multiple sclerosis is often associated with pain. There is no standard treatment of this type of pain. Levetiracetam is a new anticonvulsant and it is the hypothesis that it could relieve ...

Comparison of Oral Molecules Preventing Relapses in Multiple Sclerosis

The aim of this observational study is to compare Dimethyl fumarate (DMF) and Teriflunomide on both clinical and MRI outcomes in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS)...

Gut Microbiota and Multiple Sclerosis

Gut microbiota and multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis is a pro-inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system.

PubMed Articles [6218 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Glutamate and Nitric Oxide as biomarkers for disease activity in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Despite multiple diagnostic tests, multiple sclerosis (MS) remains a clinical diagnosis with supportive paraclinical evidence.

Hemophagocytic syndrome following alemtuzumab treatment for multiple sclerosis: A case report.

Alemtuzumab is a monoclonal antibody targeting CD-52, used for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).

Multiple modality approach to assess adherence to medications across time in Multiple Sclerosis.

Medication adherence is especially challenging in a chronic condition such as Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (RMS). Medication adherence among persons with MS (PwMS) is usually assessed via a single mea...

No association between cortical lesions and leptomeningeal enhancement on 7-Tesla MRI in multiple sclerosis.

Autopsy data suggest a causative link between meningeal inflammation and cortical lesions (CLs) in multiple sclerosis (MS).

The epidemiology of comorbidities among multiple sclerosis patients in northeastern Poland.

To determine and compare comorbidity levels in the multiple sclerosis (MS) population in Poland using a matched cohort from the general population.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A form of multiple sclerosis characterized by a progressive deterioration in neurologic function which is in contrast to the more typical relapsing remitting form. If the clinical course is free of distinct remissions, it is referred to as primary progressive multiple sclerosis. When the progressive decline is punctuated by acute exacerbations, it is referred to as progressive relapsing multiple sclerosis. The term secondary progressive multiple sclerosis is used when relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis evolves into the chronic progressive form. (From Ann Neurol 1994;36 Suppl:S73-S79; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp903-914)

A non-glycosylated form of interferon beta-1 that has a serine at position 17. It is used in the treatment of both RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS and CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.

An autoimmune disorder mainly affecting young adults and characterized by destruction of myelin in the central nervous system. Pathologic findings include multiple sharply demarcated areas of demyelination throughout the white matter of the central nervous system. Clinical manifestations include visual loss, extra-ocular movement disorders, paresthesias, loss of sensation, weakness, dysarthria, spasticity, ataxia, and bladder dysfunction. The usual pattern is one of recurrent attacks followed by partial recovery (see MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, RELAPSING-REMITTING), but acute fulminating and chronic progressive forms (see MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE) also occur. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p903)

The most common clinical variant of MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, characterized by recurrent acute exacerbations of neurologic dysfunction followed by partial or complete recovery. Common clinical manifestations include loss of visual (see OPTIC NEURITIS), motor, sensory, or bladder function. Acute episodes of demyelination may occur at any site in the central nervous system, and commonly involve the optic nerves, spinal cord, brain stem, and cerebellum. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp903-914)

Multiple protein bands serving as markers of specific ANTIBODIES and detected by ELECTROPHORESIS of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID or serum. The bands are most often seen during inflammatory or immune processes and are found in most patients with MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.

More From BioPortfolio on "MitoQ on Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis"

Quick Search

Relevant Topics

Multiple Sclerosis MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common disabling neurological condition affecting 100,000 young adults in the UK. The condition results from autoimmune damage to myelin, causing interference in nerve signaling. Symptoms experienced depend on the pa...

Drug Discovery
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...


Searches Linking to this Trial