Do You Get Menstrual Cramps? Investigational Treatment May Provide Pain Relief

Please note: This trial has finished recruiting and is not accepting new participants.

Research Center: Artemis Institute for Clinical Research
Location: 770 Washington St, Suite 300 San Diego, CA
Lead Doctor: Purvi K Mehra, M.D.

Researcher Interview

Background

Menstrual cramps or period pain (known as dysmenorrhea) affects many women. During menstruation this pain, commonly felt in the pelvic area or lower abdomen, is often accompanied with back pain, diarrhea, or nausea.

This research study is being conducted to examine the effectiveness of an investigational vaginal ring that may reduce period pain.

Healthy women who have experienced moderate to severe period pain for the past 3 months or longer are invited to participate. Participants are required to use the vaginal ring for 3 weeks of every menstrual cycle over approximately 4 months. In addition, they must be able to attend 6 study visits at the research site. If eligible, participants may be compensated up to $1025 for partaking in the study.

Benefits to Participation

  • You may experience pain relief during your period.
  • You may be compensated up to $1025 for partaking in this study.
  • You may receive the investigational vaginal ring at no charge.
  • You will receive a free research-related health screen.
  • You will be helping to advance medical research.

Your Rights

  • If you decide to participate in the study and later feel that you no longer wish to be part of it, you may withdraw at any time.
  • Your records relating to this study and any other information will not be shared, unless required by law.
  • Qualified health professionals will monitor your health as it relates to the study.

Who Can Participate?

  • Healthy women who have experienced moderate to severe period pain for the past 3 months or more
  • Have a history of regular menstrual cycles
  • Willing to use the investigational vaginal ring for 3 weeks of every menstrual cycle over approximately 4 months
  • Willing to attend 6 study visits at the research site over the study period lasting approximately 8 months from the time the subject signs the Informed Consent.

 

What Next?

  1. Click the link below to enter your contact details and answer some eligibility questions.
  2. The research center will then contact you by phone to discuss the trial and answer your questions.
Click Here to Enter Your Contact Details and Be Contacted by Phone About the Trial