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Cincinnati Children’s Genetic Pharmacology Services now offers expanded pharmacogenetic tests for drugs significantly metabolized by CYP2D6 and CYP2C19 with a fast turnaround time of 48 hoursThese tests identify 21 clinically relevant variants (including deletion and duplications) in CYP2D6 and 8 clinically relevant variants in CYP2C19 and provide more accurate classification of a patient’s ability to metabolize specific medications than does previous genetic pharmacology testing. Better classification leads to more accurate dosing recommendations, thereby improving clinical outcome and reducing risks of adverse side effects.
Testing is appropriate for any patient that may be new to
one of these medications, has a lack of therapeutic effect or has difficulties
with side effects from any of the medications metabolized by CYP2C19 or
Get additional information, including a list of medications
included on each panel.
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