Imperial Collage Healthcare

Gabapentin


Test Background
Gabapentin is indicated for the adjunctive treatment of partial seizures not satisfactorily controlled with other antiepileptics, ie. it is principally employed in combination therapy.


Clinical Indications

  • Assessment of patient compliance
  • Assessment of suspected toxicity


Reference Range

See report


Sample Required
SST (gold top), serum (red top) or heparin (green top)


Sample Volume
3.5 mL pre-dose trough or 5 hours post-dose sample


Turnaround Time
Up to 6 weeks


Notes
Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.

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