Pharmacogenetics is the genomic science that studies the actions and interactions between drugs in each person based on their genes. Through this service, a genetic analysis is carried out in a specialized laboratory by taking a saliva sample. With the results, a doctor expert in pharmacogenetics prepares a report, so that the doctor treating the patient has more information when prescribing treatments.
Anticipate the efficacy of a treatment or the toxicity of a medication with the study of the patient's genetics, we accompany the client throughout the process, solving their doubts and those of their doctors.
Advantages of the service
Breast cancer The genes that determine how the drugs most used in treatment are going to be metabolized (transformed) are studied, thus being able to adjust the dose to avoid toxicity.
Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism Study of the genes that determine whether there is hypercoagulability and therefore a special susceptibility to these diseases.
Clopidogrel for Myocardial Infarction and Cerebral Infarction Clopidogrel (Plavix®) is used to prevent thrombus formation and is especially indicated when stents are placed in heart arteries.
Phenytoin for epilepsy: Phenytoin (Epanutin®, Sinergina®) is a medication widely used in the treatment of epilepsy.