Ibuprofen
0090176
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
IBUPRO
Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Performed
Wed, Sat
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Timing of specimen collection: Draw between 60 and 90 minutes post-dose.  
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2 EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Effective November 18, 2013
Therapeutic Range 10-​50 µg/mL -​ may be seen with common dosages.
Toxic Greater than 200 µg/mL
Interpretive Data
Adverse effects may include nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, dizziness and abnormal kidney function.
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Note
CPT Code(s)
80299
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0090176Ibuprofen
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