Fibromyalgia Pain

Dr. Alicia R. Prestegaard and Michigan Head•Pain & Neurological Institute (MHNI) are recruiting people with fibromyalgia to join a medical research study.

Fighting Fibromyalgia Pain Together

Although there are treatments available for fibromyalgia-associated pain, not everyone is able to experience relief and some still experience intolerable side effects.  This medical research study will evaluate an investigational drug for pain associated with fibromyalgia. Participants will take the oral investigational drug, an approved neuropathic pain treatment or a placebo (a substance containing no medication) for around 13 weeks. Participants will not know or be able to choose which group he or she is assigned to, but every participant will receive the same close monitoring throughout via regular clinic visits and the occasional telephone call.

Study Qualifications

To pre-qualify for this study, you must:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have been experiencing the same level of pain for at least 3 months
  • Have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia or think you may have the condition

Taking part in medical research is entirely voluntary. Although the investigational drug has not been approved for public use, it has been shown to be safe and well tolerated in other research studies. All study-related drugs and assessments will be provided at no cost to participants and study-related time and travel costs may also be reimbursed.

Learn More

To learn more,  please call (734) 677-6000, option 4 to speak with a research nurse (available between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday) or complete a study application form