Has anyone had this procedure done? I’m thinking of saving up for it so as to possibly avoid the trouble of trying out medications that make me worse (I’m looking at you, Lexapro). Maybe I’m too much of a wimp for the trial and error usually required to find the right med(s).
If I switch meds ever, I will use genesight. I’ve researched all the different dna med tests, and genesight seems to be the most thorough. It’s apparently only 70% accurate, but that’s better than a wild guess!
Oh gosh yes, for sure, I’d gladly take that 70% chance over going in blind haha.
I can’t see how genetic testing is in fact any better than a wild guess. But that’s just me.
Does anyone know any good gene testing sites in Canada?
I question it’s accuracy rate, but it’s worth a shot.
Nothing to lose.
@ozymandias might know…
Nope. Have no interest in surrendering my DNA to people I don’t know.
I did the genesight testing. The drug perphenazine was decided on based on my results, too early to say if it’s working.
Hey Harper , how did genesight work for you ? , i was thinking about it
I did Genomind testing (their competitor) and they found that I am resistant to most SSRI effects so they put me on an SNRI instead for depression. Nothing came up related to psychosis, though they found I also have poor dopamine production genes too
I’ve done it. Love it. My psychiatrist swears by it.
I did it.
Unfortunately it only tells you how you metabolize the drugs.
It won’t tell you what drugs will work.
My new pdoc told me I wasted my money.
I thought about doing a micronutrient test through my primary physician but I don’t think insurance covers it and it’s like 300 dollars. So I wont do it.