How much does a Pharmacogenomics test cost?
Pharmacogenomics testing is an affordable one-time expense which may be covered by your insurance through a health spending account. The costs may be lower if you opt for single gene testing rather than a full panel test. Contact one of our clinical pharmacists today to…
Who benefits from Pharmacogenomics?
Everyone can benefit from pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics testing helps to guide: Safe selection of medication Appropriate drug dosing (lowering or increasing your initial dose) Improved medication adherence The groups which are likely to benefit the most are: Individuals taking multiple medications Individuals with a history…
How do Pharmacists and Physicians use Pharmacogenomics?
The image below shows how individuals prescribed the same drug for the same diagnosis can have different responses. With a pharmacogenomics test, a prescriber will receive a report detailing what types of genes you have and how your body will respond to certain medications. Taking…
What is Pharmacogenomics?
Pharmacogenomics is the study of how genes affect a person’s response to drugs. Drugs are currently dispensed with a “one size fits all” approach. However, we have known for decades that each person has his or her own unique genetic make-up. This unique make-up is…
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