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atomoxetine

Name atomoxetine
Categories detection of medication
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 postal dispatch possible
Clinical utility monitoring of pyschoanaleptic therapy
Methodology HPLC
Reference ranges See findings report
Notes and interpretation Half-life: 3.6 or 21 h.
Atomoxetine is a highly selective and potent inhibitor of the presynaptic norepinephrine transporter.
Remarks Testing currently takes place in a contract laboratory