Research Study Summary
Abdominal Pain related to Constipation?
Suffer frequent Bloating or Cramping?
This is a medical research study with an investigational medication for those who have irritable bowel syndrome with constipation, or IBS-C. Earlier studies have shown that the investigational medication may make bowel movements more frequent and may loosen stool during bowel movements more frequent and may loosen stool during bowel movements in those with IBS-C. These studies have also shown that this investigational medication may relieve abdominal pain in those with IBS-C. There is no quarantee that the study medication will work similarly for you.
Qualified study participants receive all study-related medical evaluations and study medication at no charge and may also be eligible for compensation for time and travel.
This research study will further evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the study medication. More than 2,500 people have taken this investigational medication to date. At this time, the study medication is not available for use outside of research studies. If you qualify for the study, you have a 50/50 chance of receiving study medication or a placebo (inactive substance). The study medication will be given to you only during this study and not after the study is over. The study doctor will discuss treatment options with you at the end of the study.
You may be eligible to participate in this study if:
- *You are an adult at least 18 years of age.
- *You have irritable bowel syndrome with constipation, or IBC-C. You may have IBS-C if you have stomach pain at least one week per month on average that:
- Goes away after you use the restroom.
- Start at about the same time as a change in the appearance or frequency of your bowel movements.
You may not be eligible to participate in this study if you have chronic constipation or abdominal pain caused by a medical condition other than IBS.
There may be other reasons that you may not participate in this research study. The study doctor or study staff will discuss all of the requirement with you.
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Date Last Changed:
July 24, 2013