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levetiracetam

Name levetiracetam
Categories antiepileptic
Specimen requirements 1 ml of serum
1 ml of plasma
Procedure remarks Take the sample at the end of a dosing interval.
Half-life period: 6-8 h,
The half-life period depends on age, height and weight.
Methodology HPLC (high-performance liquid chromatography)
Reference ranges 10-37 mg/l,
toxic from > 400 mg/l
Diagnostic recommendation dose adjustment required depending on efficacy and tolerance