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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 the first time!

Did you know that Pharmacogenetic Testing is covered by many Insurance Providers?

Statistics show that adverse drug reactions, a specific subset of adverse drug events, can cause 1 in 4 hospitalizations for the elderly.

A simple buccal swap will be send to our lab, a personalized/unique patient report is being generated for the physician, validating the patient is getting the right drug, in the right dose, for the right diagnosis based upon how each individual patient metabolizes certain medications. This helps eliminate unnecessary medications, reduce possible side effect, help maintain mobility, reduce falls and avoid drug on drug interaction that can have significant and often negative effects.

Contact us TODAY and learn more how a customized patient report which includes personalized result interpretations and actionable treatment recommendations in a color coded, easy to understand format can help your residents live healthier, happier and longer lives.

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