Patients whose treatment schedule comprises several drugs or whose conditions require treatment to be established through successive attempts of medication schemes need to be chosen the drug that gives the best results.
Our genes are unique, which makes us metabolize drugs differently. Certain medications can cause side effects or are not quite effective.
Currently, more than 250 prescription drugs contain pharmacogenetic information in their FDA-approved package leafle
Studies have shown that integrating information from pharmacogenetic testing into the drug prescribing process can help improve efficacy and reduce adverse effects.