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.