ALSUntangled #62: vitamin C.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Vitamin C is one of the most common supplements taken by people with ALS. As an antioxidant, it has a plausible mechanism for slowing disease progression and there are some flawed pre-clinical studies and case reports suggesting benefit. However, a small human trial showed no benefit. Given this negative trial, we do not currently advise vitamin C as an ALS treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bedlack, R; Barkhaus, P; Carter, G; Crayle, J; Mcdermott, C; Pattee, G; Polak, M; Salmon, K; Wicks, P

Published Date

  • August 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 5-6

Start / End Page

  • 476 - 479

PubMed ID

  • 34187257

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2167-9223

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/21678421.2021.1946088


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England