Carbamazepine Drug Sensitivity Testing (HLA-B*1502)

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain.  Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations.  Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk.  Follow the Read More button above to learn more.  This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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Overview

Anti-seizure drugs carbamazepine, phenytoina and fosphenytoin are commonly used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder and neuralgic pain. Rare but severe adverse drug reactions are associated with these drugs, particularly in certain Asian populations. Genetic testing may help to identify individuals at risk. Follow the Read More button above to learn more. This type of testing is not readily available in Canada. Discuss this test with your physician to see if it could be beneficial for you.

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