Monitor therapeutic drug level.
The concentration of carbamazepine epoxide is normally 10-40% that of the parent drug, but can be variable. During combination therapy the relative concentration of carbamazepine epoxide to carbamazepine may increase slightly.
- CARBAMA EPOXIDE LEVEL
- Carbamazepine 10,11-epoxide
- Tegretol Epoxide
- CARBAMA EPOXIDE
Collect blood in a red top tube; do not use SST. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.