Is Endometriosis Pain Affecting You?

See if you pre-qualify for a clinical research study.


About Endometriosis Pain


Endometriosis is a disorder that occurs when tissue similar to the endometrium is found outside the uterus as lesions on other parts of the body in the pelvic region. 

Symptoms of Endometriosis Pain

The most common symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain, which may coincide with menstruation or occur throughout a woman's cycle. Other symptoms vary, depending on where the lesions are located, and may include:

  • Long periods

  • Heavy menstrual flow

  • Cramps that do not go away with NSAIDs and/or affect normal activities

  • Pain during intercourse

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Bowel and urinary disorders

  • Infertility

About the Study


We have partnered with Dr. Melillo of Ohio Kingsdale Gynecologic Associates and Myovant Sciences for a research study on a new investigational medication for pain associated with endometriosis.

This clinical research study is evaluating an oral investigational medication to see if it may reduce moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis.

This research study will be conducted at Optimed Research, which is located in beautiful North Columbus. After you pre-qualify, the study staff will discuss additional details such as study duration, location, and number of visits involved, and help answer any questions you may have.


As a study participant, your endometriosis will also be closely monitored by the study staff (nurses and clinicians) under the guidance of the study doctor. You will also receive the investigational medication and study-related tests and procedures at no cost.

You may qualify to participate if you:

  • Are a premenopausal woman (between 18 to 49 years old)

  • Have been surgically diagnosed with endometriosis within the last 10 years

  • Experience moderate to severe pain due to endometriosis

  • Are not pregnant or actively trying to get pregnant

  • Do not have osteoporosis (thinning, weak bones) or any other bone disease


Deciding to participate in a clinical research study is a complex and personal decision. If you are unsure and want to learn more about the value of participating in clinical research studies, you can download this brochure (PDF), and discuss the study information with your primary doctor and/or family members.

Participants who qualify and enroll will:

  • Receive study-related care, oral investigational medication, and nonhormonal birth control supplies at no cost

  • Receive close monitoring of your endometriosis pain and other symptoms by a gynecologist or other qualified physician

  • Have the opportunity to discuss your endometriosis pain and learn about your condition

Study participation may also help advance medical knowledge of endometriosis.


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