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2 x 4 mL red top tubes, NOT SST.
3.0 mL serum
Collect within 60 minutes of next dose.
PSC & RRL:
Record time of last dose on requisition.
A minimum of at least 4 weeks is desirable between dosage changes for checking a level.
For additional information, see Half-life and Time to Steady State.
|Testing Location||Analytical Toxicology
|Testing Frequency||Once weekly|
|Alternate Name(s)||Cordarone, Desethylamiodarone|
Desirable Amiodarone Therapeutic Range in patients treated for atrial fibrillation is between 1.1-2.2 umol/L based on expert opinion.
Toxic Levels: The frequency of adverse effects is related to dosage and duration of therapy.
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