Ruby Gadelrab’s answer to Does 23andMe include pharmacogenetic screening?

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Yes they do report on drug response of about 18 different traits including Warfarin sensitivity, Clopidogrel (Plavix) efficacy, alcohol consumption, caffeine metabolism, response to statins and interferon beta therapy, just to name a few.  This is particularly useful information because some of these traits do have significant clinical utility and can influence the course of treatment.  In my opinion, pharmacogenomic information is the most useful part of the 23and me report at the moment partly because its clinically actionable and partly because physicians are likely to see the value of it before they see the value of the predictive  and diagnostic disease traits.

Does 23andMe include pharmacogenetic screening?

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