Ipecac Use Markers
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.
Therapeutic and toxic ranges have not been established.
Emetine and cephaeline are alkaloids present in ipecac.
Serum emetine levels within 2 hours of a 30 mL dose of ipecac
syrup range from 0 - 75.0 ng/mL.
Test Performed by: Medtox Laboratories, Inc.
402 W. County Road D
St. Paul, MN 55112