Ongoing Trials

We are looking for volunteers to participate in our ongoing/upcoming clinical trials investigating new treatments and/or already approved drugs that are being developed by pharmaceutical companies. If you do not see a study or indication that suits your needs, contact us directly or click the “Enroll” button to express your interest. We will contact you once your preferred study becomes available.

Below is the list of open/ongoing trials at our various sites along with the basic criteria for qualification:

Onging Trials Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Inclusion Criteria

* Must have Diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
* Must have tried Methotrexate for at least 3 months
* Must be greater than 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria

* No other inflammatory conditons like Lupus or OA
* No major problems like Depression, Cancer or Kidney Disease
* Must be willing to comply with study visits

Onging Trials GOUT

GOUT

Inclusion Criteria

* Must have diagnosis of Gouty arthritis or
* Must have experienced 3 flares or have 1 Tophii
* Must have a Uric Acid level > 6mg/dl

Exclusion Criteria

* No uncontrolled hypertension
* No major problems like Depression, Cancer or drug abuse
* Must not have eGFR <30

Onging Trials OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis

Inclusion Criteria

* Diagnosis of OA of the Knee and/or Hip
* Must be experiencing continuing pain despite being on meds
* Must be at least 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria

* No other inflammatory conditons like Lupus or RA or Fibromyalgia
* No major problems like Depression, Cancer or Kidney Disease
* Must be willing to discontinue opioids for study participation

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Inclusion Criteria

* Must have a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia for 3 months
* Chronic fatigue > 6 months
* Must have a pain level of 4 out of 10

Exclusion Criteria

* No RA, Lupus or other major conditions like Kidney disease
* Must be willing to get off existing pain meds
* No planned surgery in the next 6 months

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials

Lupus

Inclusion Criteria

* Diagnosis of SLE or Lupus Nephritis
* Must be positive for dsDNA or ANA
* If on steroids, must be stable for 4 weeks

Exclusion Criteria

* No fibromyalgia or RA
* No major problems like Depression, Cancer or Kidney Disease
* Must be willing to discontinue opioids for study participation

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic Arthritis

Inclusion Criteria

* Diagnosis of PsA for 3 months
* Have tender and swollen joints
* Stable dose of NSAIDs or Steroids
* Must be on Methotrexate or other medicine for PsA treatment

Exclusion Criteria

* No opioids
* No other inflammatory disease like Lupus or RA

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Inclusion Criteria

* Have moderate to severe AS
* Have a back pain level of at least 4 out of 10
* Must have CRP > 5mg/L

Exclusion Criteria

* Must not have recurring infections
* Must not have total ankylosis of the spine
* Must be willing to get off opioids

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Heart Failure

Heart Failure

Inclusion Criteria

* Must have a history of Heart Failure
* Must have a history of high Potassium
* BMI less than 45

Exclusion Criteria

* Please contact our office for details

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Diabetes

Diabetes

Inclusion Criteria

* Must have a diagnosis of Diabetes Type 2
* BMI between 18 – 45
* HbA1c between 6.5 and 9

Exclusion Criteria

* History of Type 1 diabetes
* Uncontrolled Hypertension
* Must be willing to discontinue other Diabetes medications

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Hypertension

Hypertension

Inclusion Criteria

* Current diagnosis of Hypertension
* Average BP of 140/90 or higher

Exclusion Criteria

* Please contact our office for details

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Inclusion Criteria

* Must have a diagnosis of IBS-C or IBS-D
* Must have experienced abdominal pain and discomfort for the past 2 months
* Must have mixed bowel habits

Exclusion Criteria

* History of laxative abuse
* Must not have bowel obstruction
* Must not have a major GI abnormality or disease

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Constipation

Constipation

Inclusion Criteria

* Age greater than 18 and BMI > 18
* Must have less than 2 bowel movements in the past 7 days

Exclusion Criteria

* Must be willing to discontinue laxatives
* No history of bowel obstruction or GI disease
* Must not have IBS or IBD

Medvin Clinical Research Onging Trials Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia

Inclusion Criteria

* Must have diagnosis of Dyslipidemia
* Serum Triglycerides levels between 150 and 600 mg/dl
* LDL levels > 130 mg/dl

Exclusion Criteria

* History of Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
* Fasting serum glucose > 130 mg/dl
* Must be willing to discontinue lipid lowering drugs