Oral choline in cerebellar ataxia

Acta Neurol Scand. 1980 Aug;62(2):124-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0404.1980.tb03012.x.


In a double-blind crossover pilot study with placebo, choline chloride, the physiologic precursor of acetylcholine, was tested in six patients with cerebellar ataxia. Neither subjectively nor objectively could any statistical significant difference be demonstrated.

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Oral
  • Cerebellar Ataxia / drug therapy*
  • Choline / therapeutic use*
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Humans
  • Pilot Projects
  • Placebos


  • Placebos
  • Choline