alpha-lipoic acid (ALA)
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Diabetes Care. 2006 Nov;29(11):2365-70 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN diabetes mellitus, associated peripheral neuropathy The Use of
alpha-lipoic acid (ALA)
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
placebo
To improve symptoms: significative reduction in specific symptom scores with all doses compared to placebo, specially stabbing and burning pain. Side effects: nausea, vomiting, and vertigo