My PCP told my yesterday to find a different pain clinic, but with more & more shutting down, or becoming franchises (so if you’re discharged from 1, you can’t get into another in the same chain, they won’t see you). Devin, have you gotten any relief from your depression through medication since this post? Thank you so much for this page – I just got my DNA results back and I have major SNP’s in CYP2D6, CYP2C9, CYP2C19, CYP3A4 (homozygous)COMT, MTHFR C677T homozygous and more. I am missing the cyp2d6 chromosome also and i had cancer in my uterus, ovaries, lymph nodes was suppose to be 1 surgery, asshole surgeon cut my ureters off ,cut nerves and 12 repair surgeries and im in bad pain and I am on minimal pain meds and always still in pain. Conversely, patients who metabolise codeine very rapidly (ultra-rapid metabolisers) are at increased risk of developing adverse effects of opioid toxicity, even at low doses. George it depends on drug action. Tamoxifen The codes listed on Madilyn’s card describe enzymes in the so-called cytochrome P450 (CYP450) superfamily of enzymes, which play a crucial role in the body’s ability to process medications. Ultra-rapid metabolizers (UM) Extensive (normal) metabolizers (EM) ... Schaeffeler E, Eccles D, Eccles B, et al. I can take it and it helps allergies but doesn’t knock me out. Some GPs have accused me of making it up. Ultrarapid metabolizer – multiple copies of the CYP2D6 gene are expressed, and therefore greater-than-normal CYP2D6 function. He’s taken Benadryl before and I thought I noticed him being a little hyper. I use toplep for pain and migraines and fibro and finally im ok. Then once I got Tramadol from a dentist and it nearly knocked me out. Today my daughter who is now 11yrs old was in the ER….and even through I told the staff about the 2D6…they stillgave her a medicine that is NOT allowed for her condition. The prevalence of this CYP2D6 phenotype varies widely and has been estimated at 0.5 to 1% in Chinese I had a gallbladder attack and the ER doctor gave me the recommended dose of painkiller. UMs of CYP2D6 carry more than two copies of functional alleles. I say this as a 2D6 ultra-rapid metabolizer who has been researching how this affects me. No wonder people like us get so depressed. But… I also have a son which also suffers from PTSD, as well as the same freakin chronic back-pain I do and he is going through the exact same crap from the doctors. I don’t know…should I get checked for CYP2D6 ultrarapid metabolism or is it just me? But my psych was glad to run the test since it would also affect what antidepressants I could take. They have no clue about the differences of metabolic issues which can cause patients to respond to IV/IM medications and NOT respond to oral administration. after taking the med. 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