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venlafaxine

Name venlafaxine
Categories detection of medication
Additional testing The metabolite O-desmethyl venlafaxine is also determined.
Specimen requirements 1 ml of serum
1 ml of plasma
Procedure remarks Please bear in mind that the results may be lower when using tubes that contain gel. We recommend that you centrifuge the blood 30 minutes after drawing, in order to separate the serum and then transfer the serum to a neutral tube.
Storage and transport delivery by mail possible
Clinical utility therapy control/monitoring of venlafaxine therapy
Methodology LCMS/MS
Reference ranges 30-175 µg/l
Remarks Testing currently takes place in a contract laboratory