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EPiC+ study

EPiC+ is a study to find out how many women are slow or fast metabolisers of Dichloroacetate (DCA), which is the treatment we used in the EPiC study for endometriosis-related pain.

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To find out how women metabolise (process) DCA in their bodies so that we can work out the proper dose to give when we run a bigger study using DCA as a treatment for endometriosis-related pain.


Women, who can give a blood sample, with endometriosis-related pain.  They must be 16 or over, pre-menopausal and been diagnosed with endometriosis in the last 10 years.


Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Recruitment target

100 women

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