What is the Carbamazepine test?
Carbamazepine is a drug that is used to treat certain seizure disorders (also called epilepsy) but is also prescribed to stabilize the moods of people with bipolar disease. It also eases alcohol withdrawal and helps alleviate some types of nerve pain. For treatment purposes, carbamazepine can be prescribed by itself or in combination with other antiepileptic drugs.
When is the Carbamazepine test recommended?
It is recommended in:Signs and symptoms of carbamazepine toxicity such as drowsiness, slurred speech, ataxia, hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, tremors, seizures, oliguria, blurred vision, and bullous skin lesions.
What does it measure?
The Carbamazepine test: Measures and monitors levels of carbamazepine in the blood. This can determine whether the drug level (carbamazepine) is within the acceptable range. This drug is mainly used to treat specific seizure disorders (also called epilepsy). The test may be performed when a person is not responding to treatment and has a recurrence of symptoms like seizures, nerve pain, or bipolar mood swings.Carbamazepine tests are ordered constantly at the initial stages and later at regular intervals, as and when required. It ensures that the blood concentrations are maintained.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 21 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Carbamazepine test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Carbamazepine test in Bangalore is Rs.930.
How often should I get the Carbamazepine test?
The Carbamazepine test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Carbamazepine test?
4 - 12 mcg/mL
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Carbamazepine test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Carbamazepine test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Carbamazepine test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book a Carbamazepine test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!