Oxcarbazepine

Alphabetical Test listing

Oxcarbazepine-8453

  
Oxcarbazepine
  
8453
  
LAB8453
  
OCX
  
MHC
Oxcarbazepine metabolite
Trileptal
  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Trough levels are the most reproducible

  

Spin and separate

  
  
Heparin plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

 

 

  

Spin and separate

  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen (OK)

  
MedTox Laboratories (432): R-MX
  
Daily
  
1 - 2 days
  

Immunoassay (IA)

  

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

  

Not established

  

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.

  
80183
  
Result 35331-8
  
11/15/2010
  
10/13/2020
  
05/11/2020