A Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Positives Parallel Controlled, Phase Ⅱ Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Huollingshengji Granules in the Treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Spleen qi Deficiency, Kidney Yang Deficiency Syndrome)

Study Purpose:

This study intends to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Dong Lingsheng Ji Granule in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (spleen deficiency, kidney-yang deficiency syndrome) in comparison with riluzole, so as to provide data support for marketing application or subsequent clinical research design.

Study Status:



Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Study Type:


Type of Intervention:


Intervention Name:

Huolingshengji Granules, Riluzole tablet




Phase 2/Phase 3

Study Chair(s)/Principal Investigator(s):

Dongsheng Fan, Peking University Third Hospital

Clinicaltrials.gov ID:


Neals Affiliated?


Coordinating Center Contact Information

Dongsheng Fan / email hidden; JavaScript is required / +86 13701023871

Full Study Summary:

This study proposed the multicenter, randomized, double-blind, double simulation, positive drug parallel contrast the bad effect of experimental design, into the treatment group 72 cases, control group of 72 cases with the azole comparison, evaluation Dong Ling raw grain treatment on muscle atrophy amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (lack of temper, kidney Yang deficiency syndrome) efficacy and safety, for applications or follow-up clinical study design to provide data support.

Study Sponsor:

Peking University Third Hospital

Estimated Enrollment:


Estimated Study Start Date:

06 / 01 / 2020

Estimated Study Completion Date:

12 / 31 / 2022

Posting Last Modified Date:

07 / 08 / 2021

Date Study Added to neals.org:

07 / 06 / 2021

Minimum Age:

45 Years

Maximum Age:

70 Years

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Meet the Western diagnostic criteria for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (clinically confirmed ALS, clinically likely ALS or clinically likely ALS- laboratory support);

2. The score of the modified amyotrophic lateral sclerosis function scale (ALSFRS-R) was ≥2 points for each item (among which dyspnea, sitting breathing and respiratory insufficiency were all 4 points);

3. The percentage of forced vital capacity in the predicted value (FVC%) ≥70%;

4. the duration of the disease is 3 years or less (from the first onset of any symptoms of ALS);

5. TCM syndrome differentiation for deficiency of temper, kidney Yang deficiency syndrome;

6. Age 45-70 (including 45 and 70), gender unlimited;

7. Voluntarily participate in the clinical trial, give informed consent and sign informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:(1) Patients diagnosed with familial ALS; (2) Those who have undergone gastrostomy; (3) patients with other neurological diseases similar to ALS, such as cervical spondylotic myelopathy, lumbar spondylopathy, dementia, etc., which may affect the evaluation of drug effectiveness; (4) electromyogram detection found motor nerve conduction block, sensory nerve conduction abnormality, imaging examination (CT or MRI) found that can explain the clinical manifestations of substantial lesions; (5) Patients who had been treated with riluzole or edaravone within 3 months before enrollment; (6) patients with a history of spinal surgery after the onset of ALS; (7) aspartate aminotransferase (AST) or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) > 1.5 times the upper limit of the normal reference value, or blood muscle (SCR) >; Upper limit of normal reference value; (8) Patients with other serious primary diseases of the nervous system, heart, lung, hematopoietic system or endocrine system and psychosis; (9) Suspected or have a history of alcohol and drug abuse; (10) Pregnant women or lactating women, subjects of reproductive age (including male subjects with heterosexual behavior and their female partners with fertility potential) have pregnancy plans or are unwilling to take effective contraceptive measures within 3 months from the beginning of screening to the end of drug withdrawal; (11) People who are known or suspected to have a history of allergy to the test drug and its excipients; (12) Screening participants who had participated in other clinical trials within the previous 3 months; (13) Those considered by the researcher to be unsuitable to participate in this clinical trial.

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