Imperial Collage Healthcare


Test Background
Carbamezepine is indicated for the treatment of partial and secondary generalised tonic-clonic seizures, primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures; trigeminal neuralgia and prophylaxis of bipolar disorder unresponsive to lithium.

Clinical Indications

  • Therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Suspected toxicity (particularly in fitting patients)

Reference Range

4-12 mg/L

Sample Required
SST (gold top) or serum (red top)

Sample Volume
0.5 mL pre-dose trough sample

Turnaround Time
2 days

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