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If you or an eligible dependent are concerned about or currently experiencing problems with a medication, a drug compatibility test1 could help.

What is a drug compatibility test?

When it comes to drug treatment, one size does not always fit all. In Canada, there are approximately 200,000 severe adverse drug reactions every year2.

  • Genetic factors can account for up to 95% of individual variation in drug response3.
  • More than 1 in 5 Canadians live with a chronic illness4, but many are not being prescribed the right drug.

A drug compatibility test checks for the presence of genetic markers to help predict what medications are the safest to prescribe for an individual. The test is non-invasive and requires only a simple cheek swab that takes less than five minutes to do.

How can the test help me?

Once the test is complete, you will receive a report with clinically validated drug and dosing recommendations for the most commonly prescribed drugs. The report is also available to your doctor, who can then prescribe the correct dose of the right drug, reducing the chances of an adverse reaction or harmful side-effects.

Which drugs are eligible for testing?

There are three tests available at a discounted price. The test you should take depends on which drugs you are on. Testing is available for traditional drugs used for chronic disease, including cardiac conditions, mental health, cancer, pain management, and gastroenterology5. Speak with a pharmacist at Personalized Prescribing Inc. to see which test is right for you.

Are my results confidential?

Yes. Your information will never be shared with anyone—not your employer, insurance company or the government.

What is the cost?

We have partnered with Personalized Prescribing Inc. to provide you with access to the test at a preferred price. All plan members will save 20% off the full market price of the test.

Want to Know More?

To learn more, please contact Personalized Prescribing Inc.

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