St. Petersburg Clinical Studies
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Acne

Are you bothered by acne?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of acne. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors.

Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839.

Cardiac Conditions

Do you need help for heart disease, heart conditions, heart attack or stroke?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of heart disease, heart conditions, heart attack or stroke. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors. Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839.

C. Diff

Are You at Risk for C. Diff?

C. Diff is a bacterium that can cause mild diarrhea to life-threatening bowel disease. The risk of C. Diff increases with age, the use of antibiotics and time spent in hospitals or nursing homes.

Volunteers are needed for research study being conducted to evaluate the effects of an investigational vaccine for C. Diff infections. You may qualify if you are 50 years old or older, are planning a hospitalization, and/or have had at least 2 recent hospital stays within the past year.

Qualified participants may receive at no cost study-related:
     ● Evaluations, physical exams, routine lab work
     ● Investigational medication or placebo

Compensation for time and travel may be available. No medical insurance is necessary.

Call 727-347-8839 for more information.

Constipation Due to Pain Medication

Do you have constipation due to pain medication?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of constipation due to pain medication. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors. Call 727-347-8839 for more information.

Diabetes (Type 2 or Type 1)

Do you have type 2 or type 1 diabetes?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate.

All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors. Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839.

Gout

Do you have gout?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of gout. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors.

Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839. Offices in St Petersburg, Tampa, Brooksville and Bradenton.

High Triglycerides

Do you need help for high triglycerides?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of high triglycerides. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors.

Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Do you need help for irritable bowel syndrome (Diarrhea)?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of irritable bowel syndrome (Diarrhea). Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors. Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation

Have you been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C)?

Meridien Research is conducting a clinical research trial of an investigational medication to treat IBS-C.

You may qualify to participate if:
     ● You have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C),
     ● You are between the ages of 18-75,
     ● You have experienced abdominal pain or discomfort for at least 3 days per month over the last 3 months.

Study-related exams, procedures, and investigational medication are provided at no cost. Qualified participants may receive compensation for time and travel. No medical insurance is necessary.

Call 727-347-8839 for more information.

Alternating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS - Mixed/Alternating Medical Food Study Now Open!

Meridien Research is currently looking for volunteers with alternating, mixed or Diarrhea prominent Irritable Bowel Syndrome to participate in a research study of an investigational medical food.

Qualified participants ages 18-60 will receive all study related medical exams and lab work along with the study medical food at no cost.

     ● This research study consists of 7 study visits.
     ● Participants may receive up to $350 for time and travel expenses.
     ● No medical insurance is necessary.

Call 727-347-8839 for more information.

Low Testosterone

Do you need help for low testosterone?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of low testosterone. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors. Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839.

Memory Loss / Alzheimer's Disease

Are you bothered by memory loss?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of memory loss. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors.

Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839.

Nocturia

Night time trips to the bathroom keeping you awake?

We are currently recruiting men and women, age 50 years and older, for a research study to evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational nasal spray to reduce the number of times you get up each night to urinate.

If you wake two or more times each night to urinate and have experienced these symptoms regularly for six months or more, you may qualify for this study.

Qualified participants may receive confidential study related medical care, including physical exam, lab tests, and study medication, at no cost. Additional compensation for travel and other expenses may also be provided.

Call 727-347-8839

Osteoporosis

If you're 60 years or older and are using (or have used) an osteoporosis medication, you may be eligible for a new clinical research study to test the effectiveness and safety of an investigational medication for osteoporosis.

Qualified participants may receive, at no cost, study-related:
     ● Evaluations, physical exams, routine lab work
     ● Investigational medication

Compensation of up to $600 for time and travel may be available. No medical insurance is necessary. Call 727-347-8839 for more information.

Uterine Fibroids

DO YOU HAVE UTERINE FIBROIDS?

If you have heavy bleeding associated with uterine fibroids, then you might consider volunteering for a clinical research study.

To qualify, you must:
     ● 18-51 years of age
     ● Have heavy bleeding associated with uterine fibroids
     ● Be premenopausal (still have monthly menstrual periods)

Other criteria will apply.

What You Can Expect During the Study as a Participant:

     ● You will receive study-related care at every visit, including physical exams and tests that measure your health.
     ● You must successfully complete a screening period to begin taking the investigational study drug (or inactive placebo).
     ● Your health will be closely monitored by the study doctor while you are participating in the study.
     ● You may be required to discontinue taking hormonal birth control or other medications before screening may begin; this is to make sure these drugs are "washed out" of your system before starting the study medication, as they could interfere with the results of the study.

Study medication and study-related care, supplies and non-hormonal birth control will be provided at no cost.

For more information visit www.fibroidstrial.com or call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839

Weight Loss (for those with Cardiac Risk Factors)

Do you need help for weight loss?

Meridien Research is seeking research volunteers for a clinical study of weight loss. Volunteers may receive compensation for time and travel and study related medical care. No medical insurance is necessary to participate. All studies are administered by board certified medical doctors.

Call Meridien Research at 727-347-8839.

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