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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Clinical Trials

Have you been struggling with abdominal pain, bloating or diarrhea? These are tell signs of a chronic intestinal disorder known as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). You should know that our clinic conducts IBS clinical trials here in Birmingham and we’re looking for volunteers like you.

These research studies are viable options for people who have struggled to treat their IBS symptoms with  more routine medications. There is no cure for irritable bowel syndrome, but the participants in IBS clinical trials are playing a critical role in the development of improved treatments and paving the way to a cure.

Fill out the form on the right hand side of the page and see if you qualify for one of our IBS clinical trials 

Woman learns about IBS clinical trials following a flareup

Did you know that there are IBS clinical trials enrolling in Birmingham?

If you are living with irritable bowel syndrome, then you could qualify for a clinical trial at Achieve Clinical Research. Our research team is looking for volunteers like you right now. Please note that we can only enroll a limited number of participants, so contact us as soon as possible if you are interested.

Want to see if you qualify for one of our IBS clinical trials? There are two ways to do this:

  1. Complete Our Online Form – Take a minute to fill out our online form in the right 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 and next steps.
  2. Call Us – Pick up the phone and call us at (205) 757-8208 anytime between 8 AM and 4PM weekdays.

Do You Qualify for an IBS Clinical Trial?

This is a good question, because a clinical diagnosis isn’t the only qualification criteria for our IBS clinical trials. Each study we conduct has specific eligibility criteria. We can’t possibly list everything on this page, but there are a few things we’d like you to know:

  • We’re enrolling people with a clinically confirmed diagnosis of IBS.
  • Health insurance is not required in order to qualify for an irritable bowel syndrome study.
  • Applicants who are currently enrolled in a different study won’t be eligible.
  • Pregnant or expecting applicants won’t be eligible for enrollment.
  • Applicants are expected to comply with the procedures and clinic visits necessary to complete their research study.

Compensation for Clinical Trial Participation

Did you know that participating in an IBS clinical trial grants you access to premium healthcare free of charge? All study-related care including physical examinations, laboratory services and study medications will be provided to participants at no extra charge.

Most irritable bowel syndrome clinical trials also pay a stipend to participants who complete the study. Not only are you helping improve future medications for IBS, but you can receive compensation for your participation. These stipends vary depending on the specific research study that you are enrolled in.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can produce a number of different symptoms which can be quite debilitating.  Medical experts have compiled a list of symptoms (known as the Rome III criteria) which can be used to determine the presence of IBS. Common symptoms of IBS include:

  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Bloating
  • Acid reflux
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Pain relief following a bowel movement
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Please Note: If you have any further questions about our IBS clinical trials or any of our other research studies at Achieve Clinical Research, you can contact us at (205) 757-8208. We are available from 8 am to 5 pm every weekday.