What are the possible disadvantages and risks of taking part?
However, individual patients can react differently to the same drug which means that there is a possibility of experiencing side effects.
In addition, if you are diabetic and taking medication for your diabetes, there is a small risk of hypoglycaemia during the 2-day loading phase of the trial.
You will be encouraged to monitor your blood glucose levels carefully during this period, and to consume a bed-time snack if possible. The trial doctor will monitor any side effects regularly and take appropriate actions where necessary.