Phase I randomized trial of liothyronine for remyelination in multiple sclerosis: a dose-ranging study with assessment of reliability of visual outcomes

ConclusionsThis study confirms the short-term safety and tolerability of L-T3 in people with MS, with 75 mcg TDD as the MTD. Our results also support that, despite small variations over one week, VEP with various check sizes and Sloan LCLA are reliable functional and clinical outcome measures that could be used in remyelination clinical trials in MS. A future phase 2 clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of L-T3 as a remyelination therapy may be warranted. This trial was registered on clinicaltrials.gov (NCT02760056).
Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders - Category: Neurology Source Type: research

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ConclusionRestless legs syndrome is commonly found among patients with multiple sclerosis in Lebanon, is underdiagnosed, and ought to be systematically evaluated for in order to improve the patients’ quality of life.
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