Canterbury DHB

Context

Pharmacogenetics

Genetic variability in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics may lead to unexpected effects from ‘standard’ doses of drugs.

In This Section

Pharmacodynamic Associations

Pharmacokinetic Associations

Pharmacodynamic Associations

Pharmacodynamic associations that are well established include:

Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA)

Mutations in cancer treatment

Mutations of infections

Pharmacokinetic Associations

Metabolism

CYP2D6

Other enzymes

Transportation

Information about this Canterbury DHB document (93244):

Document Owner:

Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Last Updated:

November 2016 (Pharmacogenetics)

Next Review Due:

November 2018

Keywords:

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Topic Code: 93244