Test BackgroundLamotrigine (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
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
NotesNot currently performed in house; this is a referred test.