Nortriptyline

Alphabetical Test listing

Nortriptyline-942

  
Nortriptyline
  
942
  
80182
  
NOR
  
Aventyl
Pamelor
  

Therapeutic drug management

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Trough levels are most reproducible

  
  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)

  
  • Serum separator (SST)/gel tubes are not recommended
  
MedTox Laboratories (86): R-MX
  
We, Sa
  
3 - 4 days
  

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

  

50 - 150 ng/mL

  
G0480
  
Yes
  
  
11/30/2001
  
03/10/2021
  
05/11/2020