MapMyGenome launches pharmacogenomics solution covering more than 165 drugs


MedicaMap covering medicines commonly used by Indians, gives an easy-to-read comprehensive report on medicines‘ toxicity and efficacy for a person, making it easier to identify alternate medicine or adjust the dosage according to an individual‘s genetic profile.


According to a study published in ‘The Pharmacogenomics Journal,‘ Indians have a higher risk for medicine-induced heart-related cases compared with the West. The study also shows Indians’ varied responses to widely used medicines like warfarin, metformin, and clopidogrel. The varied response to medicines among Indians highlights the significance of creating India-specific comprehensive pharmacogenomic data.


Dr Annie Q Hasan, Founder & President, Board of Genetic Counseling India, commented, “Medicines are usually prescribed using a “one-size-fits-all” approach. But variations in individuals’ DNA lead to variations in their response to medication.

 


MedicaMap covering medicines like metformin, clopidogrel, warfarin, codeine, and many other medicines commonly used by Indians, gives an easy-to-read comprehensive report on medicines‘ toxicity and efficacy for a person, making it easier to identify

 

Disclaimer: The information provided here is not exhaustive by any means. Always consult your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition, procedure, or treatment, whether it is a prescription medication, over-the-counter drug, vitamin, supplement, or herbal alternative.