Gabapentin is indicated for the adjunctive treatment of partial seizures not satisfactorily controlled with other antiepileptics, ie. it is principally employed in combination therapy.
Assessment of patient compliance
|Sample & container required||SST (gold top), serum (red top) or heparin (green top)|
|Sample volume||3.5 mL pre-dose trough or 5 hours post-dose sample|
|Turnaround time||Up to 6 weeks|
Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.