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ID:389 Clomipramine
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DescriptionThis test is no longer routinely available. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for further discussion if required Tricyclic antidepressant drug. Please state on form whether pre-dose or date and time of last dose.
IndicationMonitoring of toxicity.
Additional InfoSide effects: tachycardia, blurred vision, constipation, hesitancy in micturation, cardiac arrthythmias. Metabolised to norclomipramine.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation>1000 ug/l may be associated with serious toxicity. Plasma half-life 20-40 hrs.

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum (No Gel)
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsGel separation tubes cannot be used. Take sample just prior to next dose.
Min. Vol2 mL
Freq.Referrred to external laboratory

Ref. Range (Male)See note
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesTarget range of 150-450 ug/l has been suggested.
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 Alun Hutchings:HutchingsAD@cardiff.ac.uk

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