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Test ID: FFTHM    
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

 

Thiopental

   Synonym(s):  Pentothal

 

  Hypnotic range:   1-5 mcg/mL

  Therapeutic coma:  30-100 mcg/mL

  Anesthesia:  7-130 mcg/mL

 

Pentobarbital

   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.

 

                                              

Test Performed By:  NMS Labs

                                       3701 Welsh Road

                                       PO Box 433A

                                       Willow Grove, PA  19090-0437