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.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
80366 (Alt code: G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2011610||Pregabalin, Serum or Plasma||47414-8|