Amitriptyline

Alphabetical Test listing

Amitriptyline-929

  
Amitriptyline
  
929
  
LAB929
  
AMT
  
Elavil
  

Nortriptyline

  

Therapeutic drug management

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  
Heparin plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Immediately following collection, mix sample by inverting 5 - 10 times to prevent clotting.

  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox), labelled as Li or Na heparin plasma, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen (OK)

  
MedTox Laboratories (11): R-MX
  
We, Sa
  
3 - 4 days
  

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

  

Nortriptyline: 50 - 150 ng/mL

Amitriptyline & Nortriptyline (combined total): 80 - 200 ng/mL

  

>1,000 ng/mL

  
G0480
  
Yes
  
  
11/30/2001
  
01/31/2022
  
01/12/2022