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ID:456 Quinine
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DescriptionThis test is no longer routinely available. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for further discussion if required Antiarrhythmic drug. Contains dihydroquinidine as an impurity. Metabolised by the liver to several metabolites that are excreted in the urine. Common side effects are not concentration dependent e.g diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting.
IndicationTherapeutic drug monitoring
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationPlasma half-life 4-12 hrs.

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

Ref. Range (Male)3 -7
Ref. Range (Female)3 -7
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes3 to 7
Unitsmg/L
IP Acute TAT1 week
IP Routine TAT1 week
GP Acute TAT1 week
GP Routine TAT1 week
Turnround CommentDr Alun Hutchings:HutchingsAD@cardiff.ac.uk

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