Loma Linda, California 92354

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


The purpose of this investigator initiated study is to determine the efficacy of curcumin on disease activity of subjects with systemic lupus erythematous. Curcumin has been found to have anti-inflammatory effects and has been found to improve disease activity in lupus patients. In addition, subjects with rheumatoid arthritis as well as osteoarthritis have also found benefit for their disease activity.


Inclusion Criteria: - Provision of signed and dated informed consent form - Stated willingness to comply with all study procedures and availability for the duration of the study - Male or female, aged 18 or older - Diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematous according to the 2012 Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics Classification Criteria. - SLEDAI score of 6 or higher - Ability to take oral medication and be willing to adhere to the study drug regimen Exclusion Criteria: - Inability to provide written consent for study participation - Use of curcumin supplements within 30 days of enrollment of study - Liver function disorders (AST/ALT > 2.5x upper limit of normal) - Pregnancy or lactation - Known allergic reactions to turmeric - Subjects who are admitted for recent hospitalization within past 60 days - Treatment with another investigational drug or other intervention within past 60 days - Subjects with end stage renal disease on dialysis - Subjects who lack the ability to provide consent



Primary Contact:

Vaneet Sandhu, MD
Phone: 909.558.4911
Email: vksandhu@llu.edu

Backup Contact:

Email: micyu@llu.edu
Micah Yu, MD
Phone: 909.558.4911

Location Contact:

Loma Linda, California 92354
United States

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Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 23, 2021

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