Fluphenazine Drug Level
Label Mnemonic: FLUP
Epic Lab Code: LAB3157
Downtime Form: A-1a Therapeutic Drug Assay Requisition
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Specimen Instructions:
Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw At steady state concentration.
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory within 1 hour of collection.
Turn Around Time:
1-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Therapeutic Range: 0.5 - 2.0 ng/mL Toxic: Not well established
Interpretive Data:
Adverse effects may include extrapyramidal symptoms, seizures and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
Methodology:
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
CPT Code:
80342