Combination of the Immune Modulator Dimethyl Fumarate With Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke

  • End date
    Dec 31, 2022
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Xuanwu Hospital, Beijing
Updated on 15 June 2022


The investigators conduct this study to investigate whether oral administration of Dimethyl Fumarate, a Food and Drug Administration-approved drug for multiple sclerosis, is safe and effective in combination with alteplase in patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke.

Condition Acute Ischemic Stroke
Treatment dimethyl fumarate
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04890366
SponsorXuanwu Hospital, Beijing
Last Modified on15 June 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

more than 18years old
NIHSS score≥5
MRI shows anterior circulation infarction
Patients who meet Alteplase thrombolytic therapy within 4.5h
The time from onset to DMF application was less than 24 hours

Exclusion Criteria

Hemorrhagic stroke
Patients who have received or plan to receive endovascular therapy
Other diseases of the central nervous system
Pre-existing neurological disability (mRS Score >2)
Vertebrobasilar artery obstruction
Difficulty swallowing
Patients who cannot accept MRI examination
Abnormal liver function (transaminase higher than 2 times the normal upper limit)
The lymphocyte count was lower than the lower limit of normal value
Anti-tumor drugs, other immunosuppressive and immunomodulatory drugs are being used
Patients known to have hypersensitivity to dimethyl fumarate or any excipients
Pregnant and lactating women
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