Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant which is structurally related to the tricyclic antidepressants and is useful in treating patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Carbamazepine levels are monitored to assure adequate therapeutic levels are achieved and to avoid toxicity.
Collect as trough just prior to next dose.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Reject Criteria: Serum separator tube Transport Temperature: Room temperature