Phase II Pilot Study of Aminoimidazole Carboxamide Riboside (AICAR), a Precursor of Purine Synthesis, for Lesch-Nyhan Disease
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the effects of aminoimidazole carboxamide riboside (AICAR) on hematologic manifestations of Lesch-Nyhan disease.
II. Assess the behavioral and neurological benefits of AICAR in patients with Lesch-Nyhan disease.
III. Examine the effect of AICAR on purine production.
|Study Design:||Primary Purpose: Treatment|
|Study Chair:||Bruce Barshop||University of California, San Diego|