Last updated on June 2018

Clinical Trial of Ultra-high Dose Methylcobalamin for ALS


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Age: Between 20 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ALS patients within 12 months after clinical onset at the entry
  • Updated Awaji combined with El Escorial criteria: definite, probably or laboratory supported probable
  • Decline of ALSFRSR being 1 or 2 during observation period of 12 weeks
  • Japanese Clinical Severity Scale 1 or 2
  • Those who can visit the participating medical centers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Those who have tracheostomy
  • Those who had NIPPV
  • %FVC<60%
  • Those who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Those who have symptoms and signs of B12 deficiency
  • Those who had edaravone less than 4 weeks prior to entry
  • Those who changed the schedule and dosing of riluzole
  • Those who have dementia
  • Those who have the possibility of pregnancy
  • Those who have serious respiratory or cardiac diseases
  • Those who have malignancies
  • Those who participated other clinical trials within 12 weeks
  • Those who have allergies to B12 and related compounds

Recruitment Status: Open


Brief Description Eligibility Contact Research Team


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