A simple test can show how your body is likely to process many common medications. Your doctor can act on the results to prescribe medications with less risk of side effects, including bad reactions. Genetic testing also helps your doctor find the most effective medication and dose for you.
Your genetic makeup is unique and different from everyone else’s. Single Nucelotide Variations in your genes, called SNP’s, are responsible for everything from hair and eye color to how your body breaks down different medications. Gene variations are normal. Genetic testing is the only way to find your unique gene variations and how they might affect your treatment.
These specialized panels can show how your body breaks down medications for the following conditions and more:
Your doctor takes a swab of the inside of your cheek for a sample of cells and sends them to our lab for analysis. The results are generated and returned to your doctor and are available to you upon request.
Only a licensed health care provider can order a test. Please inform your doctor if you wish to have this test.