FLECAINIDE (TAMBOCOR)

Code
900.1575
Name
FLECAINIDE (TAMBOCOR)
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Almarytm, Apocard, Ecrinal, Flecaine, Tambocor
CPT Codes
80299
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44024
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Red, Plain

Volume

2.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Therapeutic Range:
0.20-1.00 µg/mL
Toxic: > 1.50 µg/mL

Methodology

Gas Chromatography

Clinical Significance

Flecainide is used for the treatment and prophylaxis of supraventricular tachycardia, including AV nodal and AV reentrant tachycardia and atrial fibrillation in patients with normal or near-normal left ventricular function.

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