Thiopental and Metabolite, Serum/Plasma
Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.
Reporting limit determined each analysis
Hypnotic range: 1 - 5 mcg/mL
Therapeutic coma: 30 - 100 mcg/mL
Anesthesia: 7 - 130 mcg/mL
Synonym(s): Thiopental Metabolite
Peak serum concentrations of 1.2 - 3.1 mcg/mL were produced 0.5 - 2.0 hours after a 100 mg oral dose and peak serum concentrations of 3 mcg/mL were produced 6 min. following a 100 mg IV dose. Potentially toxic at blood concentrations greater than 10 mcg/mL.