CLIK Study

Study Type

Women's Health

Study Purpose

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common reason why women have problems becoming pregnant. Symptoms of PCOS, which include irregular menstrual cycles and weight gain, are caused by an increase in testosterone levels.

Researchers at Pennington Biomedical are conducting the CLIK research study to learn more about the effects of a study medication on hormone levels in women with PCOS.

About the Study

Participants will visit the Pennington Biomedical outpatient clinic for a screening visit to determine eligibility for this study. Once enrolled, participants will receive study medication for 14 days and visit the Pennington Biomedical outpatient clinic for 5 study visits.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

  • 1 screening visit
  • 5 study visits over 14 days


  • Body measurements (height, weight, etc.)
  • Vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, etc.)
  • Blood tests
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Physical exam
  • Questionnaires
  • ECG (to test heart health)
  • Meal test

Study Qualifications

To qualify for this research study, participants should:

  • Be female ages 18 to 40
  • Have a BMI of 27 or higher calculate your BMI
  • Be diagnosed with PCOS

Study Duration

Participation in this research study will last approximately 6 weeks.


Compensation of up to $350 is offered for the completion of this study.

Study Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for the CLIK research study, click here to screen online, call 225-763-3000 or email

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online.


Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.
If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.


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