Your pain medication treatment should not have to involve guesswork! Not only can some medications result in little to no pain relief, some have serious side effects!
The Pain Medication DNA Insight® Profile helps you understand your body's likely response to pain relief for 13 commonly prescribed pain medications:
- Methotrexate toxicity
Your DNA makes you unique and instructs your body how to metabolize and process medications through the production of enzymes. This genetic test can help you gain insight on the following:
- How you metabolize certain drugs
- Which medications should be used with caution
- Which medications may require higher or lower dosages
The following documents provide a full set of instructions and the contents of the lab kit for completing the test:
Pain Medicine DNA Insight® testing does not provide a treatment plan. Results take 2-3 weeks from the time the laboratory receives your sample. This kit is not available in Pennsylvania. The results for this test can only be received via mail, e-mail, or fax.