Lamotrigine (brand name Lamicital) is indicated for use singularly and in adjunctive treatment of partial epileptic seizures, as well as primary and secondary tonic-clonic seizures. Also used as a mood stabiliser in bipolar disorders.
Assessment of patient compliance Assessment of suspected toxicity
|Sample & container required||SST (gold top), serum (red top) or saliva (red top)|
|Sample volume||1 mL pre-dose trough sample|
|Turnaround time||Up to 6 weeks|
Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.