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Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
PMG Research of Wilmington
40 or older
A research study is evaluating an investigational medication as add-on treatment to standard therapy for patients with severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) experiencing frequent exacerbations.
This research study may be an option if you:
• Have been diagnosed with COPD for at least one year
• Have a history of at least 2 moderate exacerbations (having to use systemic corticosteroids and/or treatment with antibiotics) or 1 severe exacerbation (requiring hospitalization) within the last year
• Are required to be on standard therapy for COPD that includes an inhaler and 2 additional COPD medications
• Are a current or former cigarette smoker with a history of smoking 10 pack-years or more. To calculate your pack-years visit www.smokingpackyears.com.
Other criteria apply. Please make sure to discuss with a member of our research staff to ensure this study is a good fit for you.
Qualified participants will receive all study-related care and study medication at no cost.
Patient Commitment Duration
Approximately 1 year
Financial compensation may be provided for time and travel expenses.
Number of visits in study
Approximately 16 clinic visits