Diagnosed or Experiencing Symptoms of Chronic Cough?
Research Centre: TrialsWest
Location: St John of God Medical Centre, 100 Murdoch Drive, Murdoch, WA, 6150
Principal Investigator: Professor Peter Bremner
Ethics Committee: This study has been reviewed and approved by the Bellberry Human Research Ethics Committee
Chronic cough is more than just an annoyance, it can interrupt your sleep and leave you feeling exhausted. Some severe cases of chronic cough can cause vomiting, lightheadedness and even rib fractures.
Researchers are studying a new potential treatment (in tablet form) for reducing cough frequency in people who suffer from chronic cough. The results of this study may help those currently facing symptoms as well as those in the future.
This study seeks men and women who currently suffer from chronic cough. Participants are required to attend 11 study visits (visits 4-9 require you to attend on 2 consecutive days at the research site) over a 1 year period.
- You will receive reimbursement to help cover the cost of travel and expenses (which may include such things as parking, travel cost, etc.)
- You will be helping to advance medical research.
- 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 received will be kept strictly confidential, except as required by the law.
- Qualified health professionals will monitor your health as it relates to the study.
Who Can Participate?
- Men and women aged 18+ who suffer from chronic cough
- Have a diagnosis of chronic cough or have you been experiencing symptoms of an unexplained cough for at least 1 year
- Must be willing to wear a cough monitor for 24 hrs
- Able to attend all study visits at the research site over approximately 1 year