Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Serum Pre-dose (Trough) Draw - At a Steady State Concentration or Plasma Pre-dose (Trough) Draw - At a Steady State Concentration in Plain Red, Lavender (K2EDTA), Lavender (K3EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 2 months
|Therapeutic Range||Not well established|
|Toxic||Not well established|
The therapeutic range is based on serum pre-dose (trough) draw at steady-state concentration. Therapeutic and toxic ranges are not well established. Proposed Dose-Related Range: 2 - 10 ug/mL. Adverse effects may include peripheral edema, allergic reactions, dizziness and somnolence.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
80366 (Alt code: G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2011610||Pregabalin, Serum or Plasma||47414-8|