Specimen Requirements

Title

IMIPRAMINE (TOFRANIL) Includes Desirpramine (metabolite)

Specimen Requirement

1-Red top tube/1.0 mL serum.

Spin and separate from cells within 2 hours.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 48 hours, Refrigerated 14 days, Frozen 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

1-3 days Performed Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Imipramine is the most thoroughly studied tricyclic antidepressant for the treatment of agoraphobia and panic disorder.

Test Code

IMIPR