Genetic Test for Mental Health Medication Efficacy
Comprehensive genetic medication efficacy testing and reporting for antidepressants and other mental health medications
Understand your genetic sensitivities to various mental health medications, including antidepressants, benzodiazepines, SSRI’s and atypical antipsychotics
Information about your genetic variables which you can share with your physicians for personalized care
Detailed breakdowns of each core aspect of your genetic markers and real recommendations to improve your health, no matter what your results show
A one-page summary and breakdown of your nutritional information so you can see everything at once before diving into the detailed reports
+Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor
Dextromethorphan and Quinidine
This DNA testing yields an analysis which indicates your body’s likely response to 50+ psychiatric medications including SSRI’s, benzodiazepines, antipsychotics, and antidepressants so you and your physician can more quickly find the most effective treatment plan for you.
It will tell you in detail which medications are not compatible with the enzymes that your body creates, reducing your risk of negative side effects. Less trial and error means you and your doctor can create a balanced prescription.
This product will give you:
An analysis of your body’s likely response to 51 commonly prescribed psychiatric medications
Recommendations on medications and dosages that would give you severe side effects
Options so you can use genetic testing to get to the right choice on your mental health treatment sooner
In genetics, some research can be described as stronger than others. We only report on scientifically verified genetic information, unlike some companies. With that in mind, we provide a rating system for all our results to ensure you know if the science on that particular finding is extremely strong or just preliminary.
Saliva has small cells in it called lymphocytes, this is what we isolate the DNA from.
OmeHealth genetic reports are scientifically accurate. Our genomics laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), accredited in accordance with the U.S Health and Human Services’ Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), and licensed by the California Department of Public Health, thereby assuring you of high quality results. Unlike other laboratories that outsource the actual performance of the laboratory tests and only handle the interpretations and the reporting of the results, we handle the testing, interpretation and reporting from beginning to end. This allows Ome Wellness better control over the research, testing, pricing and security.
Insurance coverage is dependent on the type of test ordered, and who the insurance carrier is (or medicare). We can help with this.
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It is well known that at least 70% of all prescribed mental health drugs fail efficacy in the patient. This is a result of many factors, but genetics is estimated to be about 50% of the problem. The inclusion of any genetic information in the choice of drug (through measuring liver genes) and its dosage entailed a significant, progressive reduction in depressive symptomatology, with an efficacy ratio of 80% and a complete remission of the pathology in almost 30% of the cases. (Torrellas, 2017) This is a much better result than just prescribing a drug randomly.
How pharmacogenetic profile-based strategies have a positive effect on the therapeutic response to antidepressants and other mental health drugs
No. Only the medications that will be most effective for you. A doctor must be involved to diagnose you and prescribe your medication.
Yes, because there are other factors. But the DNA/gene will not change
You should bring the DNS test report to your psychiatrist. The report will inform your psychiatrist on suggested medications based on how your genes respond to them.
Yes, OmePainMeds will provide you with suggestions on depression medications based on your genetics in a very easy-to-read color-coded format.
To ensure the highest standards of scientific validity and integrity, we process all samples at our clinical-grade laboratory and do not outsource any aspect of our testing. We also do not report on any genes/data that hasn’t been confirmed in multiple human clinical trials and peer-reviewed publications.
Almost 100% of all drugs are eventually metabolized in the liver. There is very good evidence showing that certain genes in the liver are responsible for this metabolism, and other genes are responsible for drug transport into the cell. Our test reports on many of these genes and how everyone metabolizes and transports differently.
Yes, OnePainMeds will also inform you on the side effects of certain drugs. Please check out the product details.
“My approach with patients is more of a team approach. I tell them I’m here to encourage and empower them, give them the knowledge they need but the decision has to be theirs. Genetic testing fits into that process 100% because it’s precision medicine. So what’s right for one patient is not right for somebody else. not only in their lifestyle but also in their genetic makeup. You explain that to a patient, you empower them. Now they understand their illnesses, and they can make those changes and also affect their family and their children. So I think genetic testing is crucial in the way I see medicine and the art of healing.”
Results in 1-2-3!
Collect your DNA at home with
our easy-to-use cheek swab.
Wait for DNA Analysis
We analyze your sample and
build your genetic profile.
Get Your Results
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report and begin your journey.
Results in 1-2-3!
Collect your DNA at home with our easy-to-use cheek swab.
Wait for DNA Analysis
We analyze your sample and build your genetic profile.
Get Your Results
Read your results in our custom report and begin your journey.
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Our R&D Center comprises experts in biology, genomics, oncology, neurology, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Our range of services covers everything from sample processing, biobanking, nucleic acid extraction, QC and genotyping, to next generation sequencing techniques, methylation profiling and data delivery. The work processes are supported by a dedicated team of scientists, an integrated laboratory information management system (LIMS) and full automation to ensure high-quality research and research services.
We operate a clinical-grade, College of Pathologists (CAP) and Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendment (CLIA) accredited laboratory. Unlike some genetic companies, all our tests are conducted with the highest scientific standards at our fully owned and operated laboratory located in San Diego, CA.
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