Trough levels are the most reproducible
Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel
Immediately following collection, mix sample by inverting 5 - 10 times to prevent clotting.
Ambient - 3 days
10.0 - 35.0 µg/mL
Therapeutic efficacy has been demonstrated in patients with trough 10-hydroxy metabolite concentrations of 10.0 - 35.0 µg/mL
Oxcarbazepine is an antiepileptic drug, indicated for use as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. It is used in adjunctive therapy in epileptic children between the ages of four and 16.