myDNA Psychotropic Test

The myDNA Psychotropic PGx Test

The myDNA Psychotropic Test is a PGx test that analyzes how certain genetic variations my affect the response to a range of psychotropic medications used in the treatment of depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other mental health conditions.

Our PGx reports are simple and easy for you to follow and share with your patient. All PGx reports include detailed interpretations and recommendations with references to international PGx guidelines for each gene-drug pair, including suggestions of how to adjust dosages, and where appropriate, to select an alternative medication.

Medications Covered

The myDNA Psychotropic test covers 41 commonly psychotropic medications.

Amitriptyline
Amoxapine
Amphetamine
Aripiprazole
Aripiprazole lauroxil
Atomoxetine
Brexpiprazole
Bupropion
Carbamazepine
Chlorpromazine
Citalopram
Clobazam
Clomipramine
Clozapine
Desipramine
Dextroamphetamine
Diazepam
Doxepin
Duloxetine
Escitalopram
Fluoxetine
Fluvoxamine
Haloperidol
Iloperidone
Imipramine
Lisdexamfetamine
Mirtazapine
Nortriptyline
Olanzapine
Oxcarbazepine
Paroxetine
Perphenazine
Pimozide
Protriptyline
Quetiapine
Risperidone
Sertraline
Thioridazine
Trimipramine
Venlafaxine
Vortioxetine


Genes Covered

The myDNA Psychotropic test covers a broad range of genes which covers up to 14 genes relevant for psychotropic medications.

myDNA Psychotropic PGx Genes
CYP2D6
CYP2C19
CYP2C9
CYP2B6
CYP1A2
CYP3A4
HLA-A*31:01
HLA-B*15:02
CES1A1
ADRA2A
UGT1A4
UGT2B15
SLC6A4
HTR2A

How to Order

Register with Gene by Gene by filling out this form.

Step 1: Once registered, place your order on client.genebygene.com.

Step 2: Swab your patient using the myDNA test collection kit, OR your patient can collect the sample at home using our at-home patient collection kit called myDNA Direct.

Step 3: The sample is sent to the Gene by Gene lab for analysis. You will be notified via email once the results are ready. Results will be delivered approximately 5 days from the time the sample arrives at the lab.

Step 4: Sign in to the client.genebygene.com portal to access the report, and consult with your patient to adjust medications as required.

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact our customer service center via email or call Gene by Gene at 713-474-2401.

The Cost

The cost of the Psychotropic Medications test is $330.

The Psychotropic Medications test is covered by insurance, meaning the out-of-pocket cost to the consumer can vary based on payment options.


Payment Options

Gene by Gene believes everyone should have access to quality genetic testing services that are affordable. Therefore, we offer many options for payment.

Billing Process Breakdown

1. Sample Processing

Once the sample arrives at Gene by Gene, we will confirm the cost. If the cost of the test is more than $330, Gene by Gene will call prior to processing the sample.

2. Billing Insurance

Once the sample is processed, Gene by Gene will submit the claim to the nominated insurance company.

3. Receive EOB

After processing the claim, the nominated health insurance provider will send an Explanation of Benefits (EOB), typically within 50 days. Please note, the EOB is not a bill but details the amount the insurance has covered for the test.

Please note: A bill from the insurance provider may be received for the coinsurance or deductible based on the insurance policy.

4. The Bill

Once the claim is complete, we will send a statement that includes the balance, which can be paid online via PayPal, by phone, or via mail. Insurance processing takes time, and it may be several months before receiving this bill from us.