Lamotrigine
0090177
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
LAMOT
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.  
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum or plasma separator tubes. Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 6 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 4 weeks  
Reference Interval
Effective November 18, 2013

Therapeutic Range:  2.5-15.0 µg/mL
Toxic:                Not well established  
Interpretive Data
Pharmacokinetics varies widely, particularly with co-medications and/or compromised renal function. Adverse effects may include dizziness, somnolence, nausea and vomiting.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
80175
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090177Lamotrigine6948-4
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Aliases
  • Lamictal