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Safety, Tolerability and Effects of L-Arginine in Boys With Dystrophinopathy on Corticosteroids

key information

study id #: NCT01388764

condition: Dystrophinopathy, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Becker's Muscular Dystrophy

status: completed


The purpose of the study is to assess the safety, tolerability, and effects of L-Arginine on muscles in boys with dystrophinopathy on corticosteroids. Specifically, to see if L-arginine reduces muscle signal abnormalities on MRI done pre and post 30 days of L-arginine administration.

intervention: L-arginine

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

results: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/results/NCT01388764

last updated: November 21, 2018