If You're Taking Antidepressants | Kailos
 
 

Find out which antidepressants will work for you before you start treatment

If you have struggled to find the right antidepressant or are about to start treatment, genetic testing can offer help. Not being able to feel relief and experiencing serious side effects can come from being on the wrong medicine or from receiving the wrong amount of medicine. Genetic testing shows you which medicines will work for you and how much you should be taking to see the best results.

How Kailos can help you

With the Kailos test, you will discover how your body responds to antidepressants (TCA, SNRI and SSRI). If you are just beginning therapy, this can help you and your doctor select the right treatment from the start, so that you can get relief faster. If you are currently being treated for depression, genetic testing can tell you what dose is most effective. Testing will also help explain why you may not be getting relief or why you are experiencing side effects. At Kailos Genetics, we sequence your DNA and compare it to clinical study data to find which medicines and amounts are right for you.

Order the Kailos test today to find out what type of genes you have and make your treatment more effective!

Antidepressants, $299 $99

Why would I respond differently?

There are many different types of genes in your DNA that control how your body uses antidepressants. Kailos looks very carefully at all of those genes in order to understand how you will respond to the following medicines:

Tricyclics (TCA) Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI) Serotonin-norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRI)
Elavil (amitriptyline) Celexa (citalopram) Effexor (venlafaxine)
Anafranil (clomipramine) Lexapro (escitalopram)
Norpramin (desipramine) Paxil (paroxetine)
Sinequan (doxepin) Pexeva (paroxetine)
Tofranil (imipramine) Zoloft (sertraline)
Pamelor (nortriptyline)
Surmontil (trimipramine)

Some people have special types of genes that can cause their body to use (metabolize) these medicines differently. Two of the most important genes are called “CYP2D6” and “CYP2C19.” People with different forms of these genes use medicine too slowly, quickly, or not at all. Genetic testing with Kailos helps you to understand which medicines will work best for you and how much of these medicines you should take.

Order the Kailos test today to treat your depression with confidence. 

Antidepressants, $299 $99

Did you know?

For many doctors, using gene tests to figure out the right medicine and dose is a new way of treating depression and anxiety. Your doctor may not suggest the test. But it’s up to you if you want to get tested. Getting your Kailos test can help you feel more confident in your depression or anxiety treatment.

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