This testing involves a simple cheek swab sent to a laboratory. Results offer information regarding a patient’s specific genetic makeup as it pertains to the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics involved in metabolizing psychiatric medication. The testing does not tell us which medication we should or should not use, but in conjunction with your medical history and current condition, it can help tailor treatment decisions.

You may inquire about this testing at the time of your initial evaluation or at any time during treatment.