SERTRALINE

Code
000.0000
Name
SERTRALINE
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Lustral, Zoloft
CPT Codes
80299
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44570
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Red, Plain

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See Report

Methodology

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Clinical Significance

No therapeutic range exists for sertraline. Dosing should begin at 50 mg/d, not to exceed 200 mg/d. Dosing above 200 mg/d is associated with increased adverse effects and decreased efficacy. Dosing of 50-200 mg/d gives serum values ranging from 30-200 ng/mL.

No therapeutic range exists for sertraline. Dosing should begin at 50 mg/d, not to exceed 200 mg/d. Dosing above 200 mg/d is associated with increased adverse effects and decreased efficacy. Dosing of 50-200 mg/d gives serum values ranging from 30-200 ng/mL.

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