Imipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant drug used to treat depression. Therapeutic drug monitoring is used to optimize dose and avoid toxicity.
Collect at steady-state trough concentration. Specimen should be
collected >12 hrs after dose. Do not use gel barrier/Serum Separator
tubes. ACD plasma is unacceptable.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Reject Criteria: Gross Hemolysis Gel barrier/Serum Separator tubes.