Clonazepam (brand name Rivotril) is a long-acting benzodiazepine used for anticonvulsant therapy in patients who have previously responded to diazepam, but who are no longer responsive within non-toxic levels.
Assessment of patient compliance
|Sample & container required||Serum (red top) preferred, SST (gold top), EDTA (lavender top) or heparin (green top) accepted|
|Sample volume||1 mL pre-dose trough sample|
|Turnaround time||Up to 6 weeks|
Requires prompt separation and freezing.