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Bristol-Myers Squibb is currently sponsoring a research study for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). People diagnosed with lupus can sometimes also develop myositis, an inflammation of the skeletal muscles that causes weakness and loss of strength. Lupus myositis often affects the muscles of your neck, pelvis, thighs, shoulders, and upper arms.

The Paisley Study is evaluating an oral investigational drug, BMS-986165, to see if it may lessen symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and reduce the amount of steroids patients may need. You may even be able to continue taking your current lupus and/or myositis medication along with the investigational drug.

To qualify you must be 18-75 years old, diagnosed with moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus for 6 months or more, and currently taking medication for lupus. You may also have an overlapping diagnosis of myositis disease. Those who qualify and choose to participate may receive the investigational drug and all study-related assessments at no cost, be monitored by a lupus study team, and be reimbursed for any reasonable expenses incurred while participating.

Visit PaisleyStudy.com to learn more today.

2 comments on “You may qualify for a research study”

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    Robert Bosley on September 19, 2018

    Hello – my name is Rob, a healty 54 yo. I’m suspected as having Myositis,; confirmation pending but fatigue, high CK and aldolase for 2+ years and pain in neck, shoulders and lower back, calves. Very depressing. Very interested in clinical trials.

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    Carolyn Taylor on September 27, 2018

    I have been diagnosed with Myositis. I’m now trying to overcome blood cots as well, appears the Myositis has been affecting my lungs for the past couple of years. I’m on oxygen. My heart rate gets extremely high as a result of trying accommodate my shortness of breath. I never leave home anymore as I’m not able to do things even like just trying to clean my house up. I’m current on Azothyoprine and plaquenil.

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