Test directory: Perampanel, Serum/Plasma

Ordering Code7897
Test NamePerampanel, Serum/Plasma
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1.5 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge and separate promptly
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 1 Month
Refrigerated: 1 Month
Frozen: 25 Months
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time12 Days
MethodologyHigh Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass
Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Reference Lab National Medical Services, Inc.

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info


Daily administration of 6 mg perampanel resulted in peak plasma concentrations averaging 460 ng/mL at approximately 1.3 hours post dose. Peak concentrations following a single 12 mg dose of perampanel averaged 800 ng/mL

Analysis by High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration

See report.