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Blood Test Information

Olanzapine
(a.k.a Olzapin, Zypexa, Zydis, Zalasta, Zolafren, Rexapin)
minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Special instructions
Trough sample preferred.
Sample must be protected from light.
Sample must reach lab within 7 hours for separation.

Reference Range
Therapeutic Range: 20 - 40
Consistent with toxicity: >100

Sent away to Llandough Hospital

Units
g/L

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Olanzipine is an atypical atipsychotic drug, used in the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Measurement may be useful, especially in suspected overdose or misuse.

 
 

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