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What is Pharmacogenomics (PGx)?

Pharmacogenomics (PGx) looks at how your DNA affects the way you respond to drugs.


In some cases, your DNA can affect whether you have a bad reaction to a drug or whether a drug helps you or has no effect.


Pharmacogenomics can improve your health by helping you know ahead of time whether a drug is likely to benefit you and be safe for you to take.


Knowing this information can help your doctor find medicine that will work best for you.

How Can Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Testing
Help You Make Smarter Healthcare Decisions? 

Below is a partial list of the many benefits of PGx testing.

  • Maximize the intended use of a medication or treatment​

  • Reduce adverse drug reactions

  • Speed time to achieving the therapeutic benefit of a drug

  • Decrease the chance of side effects or dependency

  • Identify the most appropriate and affordable drug the first time

  • Decrease adverse drug reactions early in treatment and positively impact hospital length of stay, hospital readmissions, and emergency room visits

Want to learn more about how to order PGx tests? 

Cygenex provides end-to-end management solutions for Third Party Administrators, Brokers and Insurance (Stop Loss) Payors with our proprietary Risk Stratification and comprehensive data analytics. We invite you to learn more about how we support clients to improve health outcomes and save money without compromising quality of care

We also partner with health providers two ways: offering a range of clinical genetic tests to help you determine the right medication for your patients, and to evaluate the risk of certain diseases and cancers.

Finally, consumers can now benefit from genetic tests with Cygenex. Visit our non-clinical test page to learn about how your DNA holds to key to optimal health, weight, aging and more. 

Contact us to learn more at or 888-232-7761.