How to use the TreatGx software

Login to TreatGx

On the GenXys website, click the ‘TreatGx Login’ button and use your username and password.

TreatGx Dashboard

After login, you will be directed to the TreatGx dashboard where you can manage your medications, view your genetic report and invite your clinicial.

Select one of the navigation tools from the right:

Manage medications will take you into the TreatGx decision support tool to create personalize medication options tailored specifically to you.

Inviting your clinician is an important step in the process towards better health. Remember, never start, stop or change your medications without consulting your health care provider.

View genetic report will provide you with a PDF of your pharmacogenetic report.

All the results from your pharmacogenetic report are automatically uploaded into the TreatGx decision support tool and are ready to use.

Settings allows you to view the healthcare providers you have invited to view your profile.

The progress bar at the top right section of the dashboard will tick off items as they are completed:

Kit Issued

Your kit is on its way! Watch your mailbox, most kits should arrive within 1 week of placing your order.

Genetic Results

Your genetic results are ready! They are uploaded automatically into the TreatGx software. Use TreatGx “Manage medications” to create personalize medication options tailored specifically to you.

Invite Clinician

Inviting your clinician is an important step in the process towards better health. Remember, never start, stop or change your medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Invite your clinician

You may send an email invitation to your healthcare provider so they can access your TreatGxPlus profile.
From the TreatGx Dashboard, select ‘Invite your clinician’ from the Navigation menu.

There are two ways to invite your clinician.
1. Enter your clinician’s email if you know it and select “Send Invite”

2. If your healthcare provider is already using TreatGx, they can be found by selecting “Find Clinicians in our System”

Searching for your Healthcare provider is easy. Enter their first name or surname, search the list or filter by profession. To add your healthcare provider, click the ‘+ Add’ button.

Your healthcare provider can accept your invitation by clicking the link in the email. For more information on healthcare provider accounts, click here.
Your healthcare provider can see changes you make to your profile by entering their account.

Use TreatGx to Manage Medications

When ‘Manage medications’ is selected from the TreatGx dashboard, the ‘Conditions’ menu is seen on the left. You can update this list by selecting ‘Update Conditions’. For more details on how to update the list of conditions, click here.

When a condition is selected (for example: Gout – Acute) your details will appear on the right

– Sections in red indicate that more information is required to create/update medication options. Expand each section by clicking on the plus icon and enter or update your information.
– The first time you select a condition, it is important to check Drug and Medical History as these change from condition to condition.
– Your genetic information is preloaded when your sample has been processed.

Before selecting ‘Create/Update Personalized Rx Options’, it is important to check the information entered including Drug History, Medical History and Current Medications.

Tips for using TreatGx:

– In some sections, you can select “None of the above”. Please do this with caution after confirming none of the above apply.
– Some conditions ask for the dose of a drug or tests results. Make sure the units match your answer e.g. ml/min. Enter 0 for dose if you are not taking the medication.
– After entering or changing information, click “Create/Update Personalized Rx Options”.

Update Conditions

After you select ‘Manage medications’ from the TreatGx dashboard, you can update your conditions in TreatGx. Select the ‘Update Conditions’ button in the ‘Conditions’ menu.

Click the boxes to select your conditions.

After you select all your conditions, scroll to the bottom of the page and select ‘Done’. For a list of all the conditions covered in TreatGxPlus, click here. TreatGx is continuously expanding and new conditions are being developed regularly.

Using the Medication Options

Always consult with your healthcare provider before starting, stopping, or changing medications. Remember, medication is only one part of treatment; lifestyle changes including eating healthily and keeping active are vital aspects of managing your health.
After you click “Create/Update Personalized Rx Options”, the personalized medication options will be generated.

The personalized medication options include:

Your information: includes drug history, medical history, genetics, lab values and current medications

Drug classes

Each medication option include:
– Generic drug name
– Individualized dose
– $ – Approximate drug cost relative to other drugs shown

Additional guidance may include non-pharmacological treatments, advice on dosage forms, how to switch drugs or other clinical advice

The TreatGx decision support tool is just one tool that your healthcare providers use to ensure you receive the best personalize medication options tailored specifically to you. TreatGx is created using evidence-based medicine and includes all absolute contraindications, and major interactions with strong evidence when evaluating the safety of the medication options. Some monitoring of lower level interactions, medication response, and adverse reactions will continue to be done by your healthcare team.

TreatGx Video

TreatGx starts by considering your condition. After you select a condition, you can expand each section to enter your medical information. Your genetic information is uploaded automatically when you order online. After you enter all your health information and your genetic test is uploaded, you are ready to generate your personalized medication options