Acupuncture for Myasthenia Gravis

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Myasthenia GravisAcupuncture - Other
18 - 80
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether acupuncture can help improve quality of life for people with myasthenia gravis.

Eligible Conditions
  • Myasthenia Gravis

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: pre/post - 12 weeks

pre/post - 12 weeks
To determine the effect of acupuncture on activities of daily living in patients with MG
To determine the effect of acupuncture on quality of life in patients with MG

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Side Effects for

Bi-Weekly Acupuncture
2%Serious unexpected
2%Pain on needling
This histogram enumerates side effects from a completed 2013 Phase 1 & 2 trial (NCT01305811) in the Bi-Weekly Acupuncture ARM group. Side effects include: Serious unexpected with 2%, Pain on needling with 2%.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Delayed start
1 of 2
Immediate Start
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

20 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Acupuncture · No Placebo Group · N/A

Immediate Start
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Acupuncture · Intervention Types: Other
Delayed start
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Acupuncture · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: pre/post - 12 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

HealthPartners InstituteLead Sponsor
167 Previous Clinical Trials
1,319,505 Total Patients Enrolled
Gaurav K Guliani, MDPrincipal InvestigatorHealthPartners Neurology
Amanda A Herrmann, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorHealthPartners Neuroscience Research
2 Previous Clinical Trials
56 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 80 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

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