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L-citrulline and Metformin in Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy

key information

study id #: NCT01995032

condition: Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

status: completed


The purpose of the study is to show that the intake of L-citrulline and metformin improves muscle function and delay of progression in patients with Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy.

intervention: 750 mg metformin and 7.5 g L-citrulline daily p.o., Placebo

mechanism of action: Muscle cell engery regulators to prevent muscle loss

results: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/results/NCT01995032

last updated: November 22, 2018