Last updated on February 2018

Efficacy of Monosialotetrahexosylganglioside in the Prophylactic Treatment of Bortezomib-induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Brief description of study

Bortezomib was an important drug in the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM),and peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a significant dose-limiting toxicity of bortezomib that typically occurs within the first courses of bortezomib, reaches a plateau at cycle 5. Up to now, no effective prophylaxis have been developed for PN. Monosialotetrahexosylganglioside, a nerve-protecting drug,was often used to promote growth of nerve, and function restoration of damaged nerve.Thus,the investigators hypothesized that combination of Monosialotetrahexosylganglioside and bortezomib can reduce the incidence rate of peripheral neuropathy (PN) and promote the relief of peripheral neuropathy (PN) in multiple myeloma (MM) patients.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02093910

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