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Test ID: PARO    
Paroxetine, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring paroxetine therapy


While regular blood level monitoring is not indicated in most patients, the test is useful to identify noncompliance


When used in conjunction with CYP2D6 genotyping, the test can identify states of altered drug metabolism

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Paroxetine, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Paroxetine (Paxil)
Paxil (Paroxetine)