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#1 centerforpainstudies



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Posted 18 September 2013 - 09:13 AM


[font="calibri;"]The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s Center for Pain Studies is conducting research to determine if Gralise® (a drug that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] for shingles pain)  is effective in relieving chronic pelvic pain (pain arising in the abdomen) [IRB number STU00059992]. [/font]We are looking for research volunteers who are currently experiencing chronic pelvic pain related to the following conditions:

  • [font="calibri;"]Irritable Bowel Syndrome [/font]
  • [font="calibri;"]Interstitial Cystitis [/font](bladder pain)
  • [font="calibri;"]Ulcerative Colitis/Chron’s [/font](colon inflammatory pain)
  • [font="calibri;"]Prostatitis [/font](pain related to an inflamed prostate)


[font="calibri;"]Participants must meet the following criteria:[/font]

  • [font="calibri;"]Men and women at least 18 years of age[/font]
  • [font="calibri;"]Experiencing chronic pelvic pain for at least three months [/font]
  • [font="calibri;"]Willing to take an FDA approved medication for research [/font]
  • [font="calibri;"]Be willing to participate in 4 visits at the RIC Center for Pain Studies over 15 weeks [/font]

[font="calibri;"]There will be no costs to you for being in this study. You will receive $30 after each visit in compensation for your time and travel expenses.[/font]


[font="calibri;"]For more information, please call (312) 238-5654 [/font]

[font="calibri;"]or email [/font][font="calibri;"][email protected][/font]


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