Erectile Dysfunction Study

Clinics: Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, South Staffordshire, South Yorkshire, Teesside and West Yorkshire

Therapy Area: Erectile Dysfunction

Gender and Age: Males aged 18 – 59

Reimbursement: Group A £600; group B £680; group C £600 plus reasonable travel costs.

Erectile Dysfunction Research

About The Research...

Erectile dysfunction (ED) or erectile problems are terms used to describe when a man is unable to develop or sustain an erection, which can lead to difficulties in having sexual intercourse and low libido. 

IPED2015 (the study drug) is a potential new treatment for ED.  The study drug is a new compound which works by enhancing the effects of substances in the body such as serotonin and dopamine to help stimulate an erection.

The study will run over two months and you will need to visit the clinic seven times.  At four of the visits, you will take a dose of the medication, or a placebo (a pill with no active medication in it) and then be asked to fill in a sexual activity questionnaire.  Neither you nor the doctor will know whether you are taking the medication or the placebo.  People who take part in the study will be split into three groups.  Group A will take the medication (or placebo) and fill in the questionnaire; Group B will take the medication (or placebo) and fill in the questionnaire and self-apply a Rigiscan device to measure the strength of their erection; Group C will take the medication (or placebo) and fill in the questionnaire and provide a semen sample.

To take part in the study you need to have ED but no other physical or mental health problems and must not be taking any medications for your ED.  Further restrictions may apply depending on your medical history.

By participating in this clinical trial, you may be helping to contribute to the development of a new treatment that may help improve the quality of life for many people.

A full description of the study will be given before you decide to take part, both over the phone and during an appointment at the MAC clinic. This will include you receiving the full patient information sheet (PIS). Your GP will also be notified of your participation.

Clinics: Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, South Staffordshire, South Yorkshire, Teesside and West Yorkshire

Reimbursement:  Group A £600; group B £680; group C £600 plus reasonable travel costs. 

Criteria

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males aged 18 – 59 years
  • BMI 18 – 35 kg/m2
  • Has erectile dysfunction but is otherwise healthy.

 

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  • A history of psychiatric conditions or CNS problems such as stroke or epilepsy.
  • Unstable health conditions such as heart, lung, liver, digestive, or kidney disease or diabetes.

 

Other eligibility criteria will apply. Please contact MAC for more information.

Any other information

Eligible patients will receive a comprehensive health screen and study participation will be in collaboration with the patient’s treating physician.

The clinic will adhere to current Government advice around social distancing and personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect site staffs and study participants. SARS-CoV-2 tests will be carried out, as required in addition to the completion of a SARS-CoV-2 symptom questionnaire prior to all clinic visits.

MAC Clinical Research is conducting a trial to evaluate a potential new treatment for erectile dysfunction.

If you would like more information, please fill in the form below and we will be in touch…

Alternatively, please call our recruitment team on freephone 0800 633 5507.

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