Imperial Collage Healthcare

Lamotrigine


Test Background
Lamotrigine (brand name Lamicital) is indicated for use singularly and in adjunctive treatment of partial epileptic seizures, as well as primary and secondary tonic-clonic seizures. Also used as a mood stabiliser in bipolar disorders.


Clinical Indications
Assessment of patient compliance Assessment of suspected toxicity


Reference Range

See report


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


Sample Volume
1 mL pre-dose trough sample


Turnaround Time
Up to 6 weeks


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

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