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ID:395 Dothiepin/Desmethyldothiepin
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DescriptionThis test is no longer routinely available. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for further discussion if required’ Tricyclic antidepressant
IndicationTherapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of tricyclic antidepressant
Additional InfoSide effects: dry mouth, hesitancy in micturation, tachycardia, myocaridal depression
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation>1000 ug/l associated with serious toxicity

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum or Heparin
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsGel separation tubes should NOT be used.
Min. Vol1.5 mL
Freq.Referred to external laboratory

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Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentNA

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