Lacosamide is a functional amino acid specifically synthesized as an anticonvulsant drug. In addition to being approved for use as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures, it is being investigated as a treatment for diabetic neuropathic pain.
Trough levels are most reproducible
Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting
Ambient (preferred) - 14 days
Refrigerated -14 days
Frozen - 105 days
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
5.0 - 10.0 µg/mL