WHAT IS AN ADHD PGx PANEL?
This test analyzes 13 different genes associated with how well an individual will respond to any of the medications commonly prescribed to treat all the various symptoms of ADHD.
HOW MUCH DOES AN ADHD PGx PANEL?
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IS FASTING REQUIRED FOR AN ADHD PGx PANEL?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
ADHD may identify which stimulant medication is likely to be the most effective, which ones are less likely to work, as well as which ones are more likely to cause side effects.
WHY DO I NEED AN ADHD PGx PANEL?
Genetic testing has potential benefits whether the results are positive or negative for a gene mutation. Test results can provide a sense of relief from uncertainty and help people make informed decisions about managing their health care. For example, a negative result can eliminate the need for unnecessary checkups and screening tests in some cases. A positive result can direct a person toward available prevention, monitoring, and treatment options. Some test results can also help people make decisions about having children.
IF I’M GETTING AN ADHD PGx PANEL ARE THERE ANY OTHER TESTS I SHOULD LOOK INTO?
The ADHD genomic test kit will come with 2 buccal swabs. This test will use the DNA collected from the buccal swabs to test a wide variety of genes that have been identified as having a significant clinical impact.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET MY TEST RESULTS?
Test results generally takes between 5-7 business days after your sample has been received by the lab.
The results will be reported in a format to make it easy for the patient as well as the patient’s healthcare provider to understand how the results can impact the patient’s response to most of the commonly prescribed medications.