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Personalized Medications

Author: Dr. Bruce Carleton, MedSchoolForParents.com Expert
New technology can help us understand individual responses to drugs, allowing us to have personalized medications. For example, codeine is converted into morphine by expression of a certain gene. That gene can be duplicated or deleted in an individual, which means there is an excessive response or no response at all.
 
 
 
Updated: 03/08/2017

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