Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Doxepin + Desmethyldoxepin,Serum/Plasma

Test Name: Doxepin + Desmethyldoxepin,Serum/Plasma
Alternate Name(s): Sinequan
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 2 x 6 mL Gold top Vacutainer or 2 x 4 mL Lavender top EDTA Vacutainer tube

Avoid gel-separator tubes
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 3 mL.

To monitor therapy, draw trough specimen prior to morning dose or 10 - 12 hours after last drug administration. Separate and freeze as soon as possible. Analysis includes Desmethyldoxepin.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
5 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Doxepin + Desmethyldoxepin: 350-1100 nmol/L
Effective Date: 2005-07-01
Revised Date: 2020-06-22
Critical Value: Toxic: Doxepin + Desmethyldoxepin: Greater than 1400 nmol/L
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: GLC/NP Detector
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Send frozen samples ASAP.
System Codes: 
Cerner
DOX
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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