Pharmacogenomic testing allows your doctors to understand the genetic traits that influence the effects of common over-the-counter and prescription medications. A PGx test can tell you and your doctor which drugs work best for you. No more trial and error in prescribing, no more side effects.
And now, you don’t even need a doctor to take the test.
With a recent FDA decision on direct-to-consumer genetic testing, almost anyone can order a PGx test online, and do the test right at home, without a doctor’s office visit or the hassle of dealing with your insurance company It’s the next step in the Personalized Medicine revolution.
Did You Know:
- Preventable medication errors are estimated to impact more than 7 million patients, contribute to 7000 deaths and cost almost $21 billion in direct medical costs across all care settings annually in the United States.
- Adverse drug reactions are the 4th leading cause of death in the United States.
- 32 million Americans use three or more medications daily
- More than 700,000 ER visits and 120,000 hospitalizations are due to adverse drug events annually.
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