Pharmacogenetics is still in its early stages in regards to clinical practice; however positive prospective lie ahead as this may be the new era of individualized drug therapy. Individualized drug therapy allows the individual to get the optimal therapeutic response of the drug while minimizing the possibility of acquiring an ADR. This is achieved through consideration of all contributing factors including environmental factors and genetic variability in the particular individual. Shu-Feng Zhou, Pharmacogenomics-Guided Approaches to Avoiding Adverse Drug Reactions.
Last date updated on June, 2014