Is It Safe to be in a Clinical Trial?
Pharmaceutical companies spend years testing new drugs in laboratory environments, including on animals such as rats. The companies must submit the results of these test to the FDA. If the FDA deems the drug safe, it clears it for clinical trials.
While no substance is 100% safe and effective for everyone, the drugs in our clinical trials have been vetted carefully by scientists and the federal government.
Conditions Our Clinical Trial Company Runs Studies to Treat
At our clinical trial company, we do testing for drugs to treat a variety of illnesses, many of them gastrointestinal. These include gastroesophageal reflux disease, nonerosive reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and diabetes.
These diseases and conditions have a big impact on those diagnosed with them, causing pain, problems eating and digesting nutritious foods, missed days of work and school, hospitalizations and more.
If you have any of these conditions — or you think you may have them — you may be eligible to participate in one of our clinical trials in Ogden, Utah.
What Do Volunteers Get for Participating?
Volunteers are not paid to participate; however, they get several benefits for taking part. First, they get free medical care as part of the study. That includes doctor visits and any accompanying tests. Neither the volunteers nor their insurance companies are responsible for any payments during the study.
Volunteers who live with one of the above-mentioned conditions undoubtedly suffer discomfort and other problems as a result of their illness. Participating in a clinical trial allow volunteers to try new drugs long before anyone else gets to, thereby getting a chance at early relief from symptoms.
If the clinical trial is successful and the drug is eventually brought to market, volunteers have the satisfaction of knowing that they helped thousands — perhaps millions — of sufferers worldwide.