Clinical Trial 11594

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Study Summary:

Do you currently treat your cholesterol but still have high triglycerides? Volunteers needed for a research study.

You may qualify for a research study which will determine the effectiveness of an investigational medication in lowering a certain type of fat in the blood called high triglycerides. Volunteers will continue taking their current cholesterol medication. The investigational drug is a different type of omega-3 fatty acid or fish oil.

To qualify you must:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must currently treat your high cholesterol
  • Have triglycerides levels between 200 and 500 mg/dL
  • Have at least one other associated cardiac risk factors such as:
    • Type II diabetes
    • History of heart attack
    • Cardiac bypass surgery
    • Angioplasty
    • Chest pain
    • Peripheral vascular disease
    • Higher cardiac risk factors determined by labs and health history
    • Other heart issues

Duration: 6 study visits over approximately 12 weeks

Benefits, at no cost, include:
  • Study medication
  • Study-related physical examinations
  • Dietary counseling
  • Lab work
  • Electrocardiograms (ECGs), which is a simple test that measures the electrical activity of the heart

Monetary compensation up to $270 provided for time and travel.

Please note that all persons who respond to the study via the internet are asking us to contact them regarding the study by telephone, also your names and contact information may be entered into our patient database when we speak with you and only with your permission. All information provided by the subject during the course of this study will be treated as confidential.

Clinical trials are medical research studies designed to test the safety and/or effectiveness of new investigational drugs, devices, or treatments in humans. These studies are conducted worldwide for a range of conditions and illnesses. Learn more about clinical research and participating in a study at About Clinical Trials.