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Pharma-Analysis

Pharma (Medication) Analysis - Online report only

 

 

The Pharma (Medication) Analysis contains:

 

Analysis of over 18 genetic variations

Analysis of 2300+ drugs for effectiveness

Analyses whether genetic defects inhibit metabolic degradation of drugs

Indicates recommended dosages*

Provides information about the rate of absorption

Indicates whether there are side effects and whether an alternative is recommended

 

 

 

*ALWAYS SEEK ADVICE FROM YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE CHANGING ANY MEDICATION OR DOSE.

WE ARE HAPPY TO WORK THROUGH YOUR DOCTOR, PLEASE ASK THEM TO GET IN TOUCH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everyone reacts differently to medicine.

 

Unwanted drug side effects are after cardiovascular disease and cancer the third most common cause of death in the western world. Usually these side effects are determined by inherited genetic variations or interactions between certain medications. Predicting the pharma profile is a valuable approach to prevent the effects of overdose (toxicity) or under dose (effectiveness).

 

 

Based on your genetic profile, the pharma analysis allows for:

 

Analysis of more than 2300 drugs evaluated for their effectiveness and side effects

Assessment of degradation, activation, and conversion rate of each drug

Medicines for more than 30 subject areas

Avoidance of side effects

Improved treatment success

 

3,744 drug poisoning deaths involving both legal and illegal drugs were registered in England and Wales in 2016.

31% of those deaths were accidental medication poisoning!

 

Some people benefit significantly from a particular medication, while others experience side effects with symptoms that can range from mild to fatal. According to estimates, approximately 7% of patients suffer from severe adverse reactions and about 0.4% suffer fatal consequences. Adverse reactions to drugs are the fifth most frequent cause of death in the western world. In most cases, these reactions are determined by inherited genetic variations or interactions between certain drugs.

 

If a drug is taken or injected with a needle, it first enters the bloodstream, through which it reaches the target organ. The drug is recognized by certain enzymes which break it down and remove it from the bloodstream. This causes most drugs to lose their effect. The deactivated drug is then filtered out of the blood with the help of the kidney and finally excreted with urine.

 

Unfortunately, many people carry a defect in one of the enzyme-producing genes that are crucial in this process.

The drug still enters the blood circulation and has its effect, but enzymes do not break it down and it remains in the body for a significantly longer period of time. This is only a minor problem after only one dose, but when a person takes the drug three times a day, the level of the drug in the blood gradually increases until it leads to toxic side effects.

 

 

How it works

 

STEP 1

Order your analysis and create your personal account with PGL

 

STEP 2

PGL will send you a DNA Kit containing 3 swabs - simply collect your DNA with the saliva sample kit

 

STEP 3

PGL's modern, state-of-the-art laboratory will analyse your samples, sequencing the whole genome, and evaluate your genetic profile

 

STEP 4

Receive your results online in the My Pure portal within 4 weeks

Notification is by email with your log-in details

 

STEP 5

Receive a follow-up call from iBiosys who will take you through your analysis results and answer any questions you may have

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION

All DNA swabs and samples are destroyed after successful analysis. All DNA data is destroyed after 1 month.

We take your privacy very seriously, no DNA data is shared or sold to 3rd parties, nor is it kept for research purposes

 

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