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Constipation Clinical Trials

Have you been suffering from constipation? We understand that this is an issue most people don’t want to talk about, but it is actually very common. Achieve Clinical Research is currently conducting research studies on constipation. If you’ve struggled with recurrent issues, you may be eligible for one of our constipation clinical trials.

Fill out the form on the right hand side of the page if you’d like to be contacted about our upcoming constipation clinical trials →

Woman participates in a constipation research study in Birmingham

  • Complete Our Online Form – Take a minute to fill out our online form in the righthand corner of the page. Please make sure that you provide an email address and phone number where you can be reached. A member of our staff will contact you shortly to discuss your eligibility for a constipation research study and next steps.
  • Call Us – Want to call us on your own schedule? Give us a ring at (205) 757-8208 anytime between 7 AM and 5 PM weekdays.

Almost everyone deals with constipation at some point in his or her life. It occurs when your bowel movements happen less often than normal and/or those BMs are tough.

Being constipated typically isn’t serious, but there are exceptions to the rule, especially if it’s gone on for a longer amount of time. Not to mention that it’s always uncomfortable and even painful! Volunteering for a clinical trial can provide access to free treatments, and some trials are even compensated on top of the free labs, appointments, and medications.

How Often Should You Be Using the Restroom?

Everyone’s body is different, so there isn’t a concrete “rule” regarding healthy bowel movement frequency. Some people have bowel movements three times a day, while others have them only once or twice per week. However, people in the latter category might be experiencing some constipation. Going more than three days without one is usually too long.

Do You Qualify for a Constipation Clinical Trial?

That’s a good question! The only way to find out for sure is to call us at (205) 757-8208 or fill out the form in the upper righthand corner.

In the meanwhile, here are the basics of our inclusion/exclusion criteria:

  • You must have a clinically relevant diagnosis of constipation
  • You must provide a signed informed consent form
  • You may not have a history of alcohol or substance abuse within the previous 5 years
  • You do NOT need health insurance to be eligible! In fact, this is one of the perks of participating in a clinical trial: you get personal, promising medical treatment for free.

Compensation for Time and Travel

Speaking of “free,” you may have heard that some clinical trials are also compensated. This varies from trial to trial, and we don’t recommend entering merely for potential payment. We want to work with people who are invested in their own health journey!

The good news is that even though you may or may not get paid (if you qualify, this will be discussed later in the process), study related care is ALWAYS provided free of charge. This includes:

  • physical examinations
  • laboratory services
  • study medications

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions about how you can be compensated for your participation.

Want to learn more about constipation? Click here to check out some of the articles we’ve written on the subject– you might surprised by what you learn.

You can also earn a stipend by referring a friend! If your friend or loved ones qualifies and decides to participate in a clinical trial here at Achieve, you can earn up to $100 for helping us help future generations.

Any other questions about our upcoming constipation clinical trials? Please don’t hesitate to call us at (205) 757-8208.