Jenny is a 43 year old woman who has two children and a husband. She was recently diagnosed with early stage breast cancer and was determined to beat it. She underwent surgery to remove the tumour and was given a treatment of chemotherapy and radiation, plus tamoxifen as hormone therapy. After completing all her chemo … Read more
Jordan is a 50 year old man who suffered from high cholesterol. His family physician had prescribed Simvastatin. Three months later, the physician increased the dose of Simvastatin, as Jordan’s cholesterol levels were still high. One and a half weeks later, Jordan started experiencing muscle pains in his feet and legs, which became unbearable. He … Read more
Kiera Davies is a physician, who struggles with chronic pain. She was not on disability and decided to buy the Rx Report™ pharmacogenetic test. Our pharmacist spoke to Kiera to gather a comprehensive medication history. In her discussion with Kiera, the pharmacist learned that Kiera was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in 2005 and was … Read more
What is Second Generation Pharmacogenomics? Second Generation Pharmacogenomics is the integration of the information obtained from pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic genetic testing into algorithms to assess the complex dynamic between these processes and how they affect the effect of drugs.