Lamotrigine (Lamictal)

Useful For: Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant drug used as adjunctive treatment for refractory partial seizures.

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Specimen Requirements: 1 plain, red-top tube (minimum: 0.5 mL of serum). Draw 1/2 -1 hour before next dose at steady state. Centrifuge red-top 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.

• SST tube not acceptable.
• Lavender-top (EDTA) tube is also acceptable.

Analytical Time:
3 days

Days Set Up: Tuesday through Saturday

CPT Information:
80175 –

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