Tiagabine

Alphabetical Test listing

Tiagabine-5513A

  
Tiagabine
  
5513A
  
LAB5513
  
TIA
  
Gabitril®
  
Serum
  
  
3.0 mL
  
0.6 mL
  

Spin and separate

  
  
Heparin plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Ambient (preferred) - 3 days

Refrigerated (OK)

Frozen (OK)

For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen

 

  
  • Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended
  
MedTox Laboratories (409): R-MX
  
Varies
  
2 - 3 days
  

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

  

Therapeutic ranges have not been established.

Peak concentrations are expected at 45 minutes post dose; steady state is generally attained within 2 days.

Observed tiagabine concentrations in clinical trials (30-56 mg/day): <1 - 234 ng/mL. Measured tiagabine concentrations, post marketing (95% confidence interval): 0 - 440 ng/mL

 

  

Not established

  
80199
  
No
  
11/30/2001
  
10/13/2020
  
05/12/2020