Dietary Nitrate Supplements and Ischemic Stroke Recovery


Phase 2 Results

Summary of Purpose

This is a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, pilot study. Participants will be randomized to receive either beetroot juice or a beetroot juice placebo, as a dietary supplement, for 30 days. Beetroot juice is high in nitrates, a chemical when ingested is found to increase blood flow to the brain. The purpose of this research study is to determine the safety and feasibility of using this nutritional...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 12 March 2018.

1 Jun 2012 19 Jun 2016 1 Jun 2016 1 Jun 2016 1 Mar 2018 6 Sep 2017
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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