In today's economy people are looking for new ways to make an income. A unique way to make some real money and aid in the developement of new drugs for the future. I have done this several times and my experiances have always been pleasent and profitable.
Things You Will NeedDecent health, Photo I.D. Spare time, tolerance for needles, be drug,alcohol, caffeene free, Be able to follow directions
Step 1Drug companies hire independent labs to do research on new and existing drugs and thier effects. You can get some of this money by being a guinea pig for one of these labs. The process is not as bad as it sounds. You will get free room and board, tv, games, and meet new people. Of course making a few thousand extra dollars is nice as well.
Step 2When choosing a study to do, you should have plenty of information at you disposal. What the drug is, how many blood draws "if any" how long the study is, and much more. The studies I have done were on drugs already on the market. The company was researching possible alterative uses for a drug. In one study, they were testing an antiboitic that had positive side effects for Chrone's patients. You don't usually need to have the ailment being treated to particapate, I certainly do not suffer from Chrone's or IBS.
Step 3The studies I have done ranged from two weeks to 45 days. That means 14 days in a controled environment with monitered food intake and no outside contact. I got a lot of reading done and really got into some Facebook games. I could call friends and family, watch movies, whatever. I brought my laptop and some folks brought game systems. The researce clinic had TV's and Playstations available, but it is nice to have your own.
Tips & Warnings
Find out as much as you can before you start. No suprises
Go in with an open mind.