Fibromyalgia - Device Study

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Have you been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, or experienced widespread pain for three months or longer, and want to try something different for your fibromyalgia pain?

If so, you may be interested in a new clinical research study for fibromyalgia. This study is evaluating an investigational non-medication device for its safety and effectiveness in relieving fibromyalgia pain.

You may qualify if you:

  • Are aged 22-65
  • Have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, or have experienced widespread pain for 3 months are longer

Eligible study participants will at no cost to them receive:

  • Study-related medical care and monitoring from a local Doctor and staff
  • Use of an investigational non-medication device

May receive compensation for travel.

Insurance is not required to participate.

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please call 541-973-2080 or email us.

Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy (Women)

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Do you experience vaginal dryness, itching, irritation, or painful intercourse?

Do these symptoms impact your desire and ability for sexual activity – so much that you feel uncomfortable, inhibited, and not quite yourself?

Then the Rejoice Trial may be right for you!

This national medical research study is evaluating an investigational medication to see if it can help reduce the severity of these symptoms, which are often experienced by postmenopausal women.

To qualify, you must be:

  • Female between the ages of 40 and 75
  • Be postmenopausal (and have not had your period for at least 6-12 months
  • Be experiencing moderate to severe symptoms of vaginal pain associated with sexual activity, vaginal dryness, itching or irritation
  • Be in generally good health
  • Be willing to participate in a clinical trial

Study Participants:

  • Receive study medication at no cost
  • Receive study-related medical exams (similar to an annual gynecologist visit) at no charge
  • Are not required to have insurance
  • May be reimbursed for time, travel and other expenses

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please call 541-973-2080 or email us.

Hot Flashes (Women)

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Hot flashes are a natural part of life, but wouldn't it be refreshing if there were a way to control them and keep your cool through it all?

Women have hot flashes because of a decreased level of the hormone estrogen which occurs with menopause. The REPLENISH Study is a clinical research study evaluating an investigational medication for menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes and sweating.

The investigational medication being evaluated is a bio-identical hormone that may increase your hormone levels and prevent hot flashes so you can feel like yourself again. A bio-identical hormone is the same hormone that is already in your body.

To qualify, you must be:

  • Female between the ages of 40 and 65
  • Have not had a hysterectomy
  • Suffer from several hot flashes a day

Study Participants:

  • Receive study medication at no cost
  • Receive study-related medical exams (similar to an annual gynecologist visit) at no charge
  • Are not required to have insurance
  • May be reimbursed for time, travel and other expenses

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please call 541-973-2080 or email us.

Obesity with Cardiac Risk

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Have you had a heart attack or stroke?

Are you over age 45 and overweight?

If so, you may qualify for a clinical research study evaluating an investigational medication to see if it reduces the chances of developing health problems related to obesity such as another heart attack or stroke

This clinical trial is evaluating an investigational medication previously approved by the FDA for weight loss, versus placebo, to see if it will reduce an individual’s chance of developing health problems such as heart attack or stroke.

You may qualify if:

  • Are age 45 or older
  • Have cardiovascular risk, such as a heart attack or stroke
  • Are overweight

Eligible study participants will at no cost to them receive:

  • Study-related medical care and monitoring from a local Doctor and staff
  • Study medication or placebo

May receive compensation for travel.

Insurance is not required to participate.

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please call 541-973-2080 or email us.

Overactive Bladder

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If you experience a frequent and sudden urge to urinate, followed by leakage or bladder control problems, you may be eligible to participate.

The Synergy study is a research study evaluating an investigational combination of two drugs prescribed for overactive bladder (OAB) to see if, when taken together, they maybe provide more relief than when taken on their own.

Who is eligible?

  • Men and women 18 years of age and older, who
  • Have symptoms of OAB that include uncontrolled leakage of urine
  • Have had symptoms for at least three months

If you are eligible to participate, you will receive at no cost:

  • Study-related medical care and monitoring from a local Doctor and staff
  • Study medication or placebo

May receive compensation for travel.

Insurance is not required to participate.

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please call 541-973-2080 or email us.

Constipation due to Prescription Pain Meds

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Constipation can be a distressing side effect of some medications used to treat chronic pain and can have a negative effect on quality of life.

Over 6 million people (about 2% of the US population) use medications called opioids regularly to control chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, back pain, neuropathy, migraines, fibromyalgia and others. The doctors at Sunstone Medical Research are now enrolling participants in an Opiate-Induced Constipation study now!

You may qualify to participate if you are:

  • Between 18-80 years old
  • Taking a stable daily dose of prescription pain medication
  • Experiencing constipation due to your pain medication

This study is up to 14 months in length with 7 visits to site and 9 telephone calls.

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please call 541-973-2080 or email us.

Fibromyalgia

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The symptoms of fibromyalgia can be debilitating. The pain, stiffness and fatigue can greatly impact the quality of your life.

You may qualify for this study if:

  • You are at least 18 years of age
  • You have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, or are experiencing widespread persistent pain

This study is up to 12 weeks in length, with up to 8 visits to the study site.

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please call 541-973-2080 or email us.

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

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Breathing problems caused by smoking?

If you are a current, or former smoker, and struggle with chronic cough or shortness of breath, you may have a condition called COPD (also known as Chronic Bronchitis or Emphysema), and you have options.

Right now doctors at Sunstone Medical Research are conducting several clinical research studies for COPD.

You may be able to participate if you are:

  • A current or former smoker
  • 40 years of age or older
  • Have clinical history of COPD or experiencing shortness of breath

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please call 541-973-2080 or email us.

Upcoming Trials

These studies are not yet enrolling, but if you would like more information click on Contact Us and join our email or mailing list for future trials.  To subscribe to our mailing list click on the Join Our Study Mailing List link on right side of this page.

  • Venous Leg Ulcers
  • Additional COPD studies
  • Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy
  • Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (with or without decreased arousal)

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