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The frequency of CYP2C19 genetic polymorphisms in Russian patients with peptic ulcers treated with proton pump inhibitors

Authors Sychev D, Denisenko N, Sizova Z, Grachev A, Velikolug K

Received 9 December 2014

Accepted for publication 17 February 2015

Published 27 May 2015 Volume 2015:8 Pages 111—114

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/PGPM.S78986

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DA Sychev,1,2 NP Denisenko,1,2 ZM Sizova,2 AV Grachev,3 KA Velikolug4

1Russian Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education, 2I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, 3SM-Clinic, 4Out-patient department Number 51 branch 3, Moscow, Russia

Introduction: Proton pump inhibitors, which are widely used as acid-inhibitory agents for the treatment of peptic ulcers, are mainly metabolized by 2C19 isoenzyme of cytochrome P450 (CYP2C19). CYP2C19 has genetic polymorphisms, associated with extensive, poor, intermediate or ultra-rapid metabolism of proton pump inhibitors. Genetic polymorphisms of CYP2C19 could be of clinical concern in the treatment of peptic ulcers with proton pump inhibitors.
Aim: To investigate the frequencies of CYP2C19*2, CYP2C19*3, and CYP2C19*17 alleles and genotypes in Russian patients with peptic ulcers.
Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the cases of 971 patients of Caucasian origin with Russian nationality from Moscow region with endoscopically and histologically proven ulcers, 428 males (44%) and 543 females (56%). The mean age was 44.6±11.9 years (range: 15–88 years). DNA was extracted from ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid whole blood samples (10 mL). The polymorphisms CYP2C19 681G>A (CYP2C19*2, rs4244285), CYP2C19 636 G>A (CYP2C19*3, rs4986893) and CYP2C19 -806 C>T (CYP2C19*17, rs12248560) were evaluated using real-time polymerase chain reaction.
Results: Regarding CYP2C19 genotype, 317 patients (32.65%) out of 971 were CYP2C19*1/*1 carriers classified as extensive metabolizers. Three hundred and eighty-six (39.75%) with CYP2C19*1/*17 or CYP2C19*17/*17 genotype were ultra-rapid metabolizers. Two hundred and fifty-one people (25.85%) were intermediate metabolizers with CYP2C19*1/*2, CYP2C19*2/*17, CYP2C19*1/*3, CYP2C19*3/*17 genotypes. Seventeen patients (1.75%) with CYP2C19*2/*2, CYP2C19*3/*3, CYP2C19*2/*3 genotypes were poor metabolizers. The allele frequencies were the following: CYP2C19*2 – 0.140, CYP2C19*3 – 0.006, CYP2C19*17 – 0.274.
Conclusion: There is a high frequency of CYP2C19 genotypes associated with modified response to proton pump inhibitors in Russian patients with peptic ulcers. Genotyping for CYP2C19 polymorphisms is suggested to be a useful tool for personalized dosing of proton pump inhibitors.

Keywords: CYP2C19, proton pump inhibitors, peptic ulcer, Russian

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