To understand how genetic testing in South Africa works one must first understand the role pharmacogenetics plays in people’s lives. This article will give you a brief description of drug metabolisation in terms of the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and how genetic labs in South Africa can use your genetic makeup to better describe how your body will likely handle certain prescription medication.
What is Pharmacodynamics?
Pharmacodynamics is the effect that different drugs have on the body. This is why it is closely related to clinical pharmacology.