Participant Info

Trial Benefits & Safety

Patient Benefits

  • Patient access to treatment, that could be beneficial, not yet available to public
  • Compensation for time and or travel
  • Receive study drug and supplies at no cost
  • Frequent and ongoing monitoring of lab values/results at no cost to the patient
  • Physical Examination by trial physician
  • Prescription and OTC medication review with pharmacist
  • Ongoing communication between study investigator and primary care physician
  • Patient’s primary care physician remains the same
  • On going treatment and disease education

Physician Benefits

  • Patient access to treatment, that could be beneficial, not yet available to public
  • Increase frequency in patient lab results
  • Ongoing communication between study investigator and primary care physician
  • No cost will be incurred by the primary care physician/practice to refer patients to study
  • Patient remains under the care of the primary care physician
  • Patient prescription and OTC medication review by study pharmacist
  • Study staff can be available to practice to help initiate referrals and review patient charts

Patient Safety

  • Trials are monitored by FDA, institution review boards (IRB), data & safety monitoring committee, and frequent sponsor on-site reviews
  • Trial and investigators are bound by the trial’s protocol
  • Patients and their lab results are monitored by Principal Investigator (PI) after every visit and communicated to the primary care physician
  • Patients are informed of the nature of the study, expectations, compensation, benefits, risk and possible side effects prior to consenting to participate in the study