Have you ever had genetic testing done?

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schleppenheimer
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13 May 2013, 4:40 pm

Our son was doing a trial run of wellbutrin and had a seizure last week. We immediately stopped the wellbutrin, but we are also having our son gradually step off of other stimulant medications. The doctor has suggested that our son have genetic testing done so that he doesn't try any other meds that will make him have seizures. I'm very happy to have our son do this, to make his drug trials safer, and I was wondering if anybody else has had this done.



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13 May 2013, 7:14 pm

I got tested by 23andme. It only cost $100.

But you'd have to check whether they test for response to any of the meds you're considering trying on him.



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14 May 2013, 7:28 am

I also went with 23andme. They mail you a box, you spit in the tube and mail it back. A couple weeks later you can login and view results.

I found I have a sensitivity to cumiden.