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Right drug, right dose for the right patient!


Pharmacogenetic Testing can have a tremendously positive effects with your residents! What is Pharmacogenetic Testing? Pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing reveals genetic variations that determine how the body metabolizes many of the most commonly prescribed medications. The testing reduces trial-and-error prescribing by enabling doctors to prescribe the most effective drug and dose …

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How can a Personalized Patient Care Panel help you? Just like a patient’s hair or eye color, how quickly you Metabolize medication is determined by your Genetics. Your genetic profile can help your prescriber adjust a drug dose or type of drug to: Help prevent harmful side effects and adverse …

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How do you determine the RIGHT DRUG and the RIGHT DOSE?


Our pharmacogenetic metabolic testing panel provides pain management specialists reliable and actionable information to improve the lives of patients suffering from pain. Physicians can now personalize drug therapy by identifying patients drug metabolizing phenotypes for improved efficacy and ADRs. Like all diagnostic tests, CYP2D6 genotype is one of multiple pieces …

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Why Perform Pharmacogenetics Tests?


To prevent the likelihood of an ADR. Fatal ADRs are between the fourth and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. It is estimated that 106,000 fatal ADRs occur annually. 2.2 billion ADRs occur every year with over 100,000 cases resulting in death. To increase drug efficacy. …

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Many physicians are moving away from the traditional ‘one size fits all’ approach to medical practice. Are you one of them? The reason for this is the realization that a person’s genetics determines how they respond to medications. Everyone has a unique genetic make-up. A medication that works perfectly well …

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DNA Testing & Pharmacogenetics


  Pharmacogenetics Made Easy The importance and benefits of Pharmacogenetics Testing Advancing the Science – Pharmacogenomics Pharmacogenomics at Mayo Clinic Pharmacogenomics — medicines targeted for individuals The Future of Personalized Medicine 2013

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Test Helps Doctors Save Lives


Over 106,000 patients every year die  from ADRs (Adverse Drug Reactions) June 10, 2016 Meridian Health Solutions is a new but fast-growing company whose affiliated labs offer pharmacogenetic testing. Pharmacogenetic testing is an under-utilized yet vital resource for physicians of varying specialties that can alert doctors if: • They are …

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Pharmacogenetics of Cardiovascular Disease


The pharmacogenetics space has expanded to study a wide range of cardiovascular drug classes and has become a mainstream discipline. The classes of pharmacogenetic markers with important clinical application are: 1) pharmacokinetic; 2) pharmacodynamic; and 3) disease mechanisms. Advances in cardiovascular pharmacogenetics have identified markers in each of these classes …

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