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ID:398 Ethosuximide
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DescriptionThis test is no longer routinely available. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for further discussion if required
IndicationTherapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) .
Additional InfoAnticonvulsant. Used in simple absence seizures. Tons of side effects!
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

Interpretationlarge inter-individual differences between dose and plasma concentration. Measurement a useful aid to establishing individual doses.

Ref. Range (Male)40 - 100
Ref. Range (Female)40 - 100
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsmg/L


IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TATAt least 1 week
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATAt least 1 week
Turnround CommentDr Alan Hutchings:HutchingsAD@cardiff.ac.uk
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