Pharmacogenetic Testing 2017-07-28T20:16:07+00:00

Pharmacogenetic Testing

A roadmap to which medications would work best in your body

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Pharmacogenetic Testing

Pharmacogenetic testing is a new area of medicine that looks at how your genes and genetics affect how your body responds to medications. Pharmacists have countless conversations with patients who struggle with medication side effects and finding the right medication. The trial and error process is frustrating. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a roadmap to which medications would work best in your body?

Rxight® is the most comprehensive pharmacogenetic program on the market, and can guide your prescriber in determining how your body is likely to respond to more than 200 prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications before you even take them. This allows your prescriber and pharmacist to prescribe and fill medications that are right for you and help you avoid medications that may cause side effects. Examples of medications affected include those used for acid reflux, ADHD, anxiety, arthritis, asthma, blood clots, cancer, cholesterol, depression, diabetes, hypertension, pain, and many more.

How It Works
  • A prescription is necessary for the test, but our pharmacists can contact your doctor to obtain the necessary paper work.
  • A simple cheek swab is all that is needed for the test. No blood draws or needles necessary!
  • Within 7-10 business days our pharmacists should have your results. Our Rxight® Certified Pharmacist will schedule an appointment to review the results with you. This session is called the Personalized Medication Review (PMR)® and is included in the price of Rxight™.
  • During the PMR® session, the Rxight® Certified Pharmacist will discuss the risks and benefits of your current and future medications, indicating which medications are right for you and which you should avoid, all based on your DNA profile. As needed, the pharmacist will also discuss the results with your physician to help in personalizing your clinical treatment plan.
How much does this cost?
  • The entire Rxight® services costs $399 and includes the Personalized Medication Review and a lifelong membership.
  • Your insurance may help cover the cost of the test. It is a service that is paid for with your flexible spending account (FSA) or health spending account (HSA) cards.