Zonisamide is an anti-epileptic drug used for adjuvant treatment
of partial seizures in adults.
Measurement is useful when used in combination with enzyme
inducing drugs, to confirm toxic levels and check compliance.
To be requested by Consultant Neurologists only
Samples should be collected immediately before he next does is
due - i.e. trough
Red top tube
Sample should be transported to laboratory as soon as
Causes for Rejection
Sample collected at the wrong time
Unlabelled or inadequately labelled sample.
Therapeutic range: 50-190 µmol/L