PARO - Overview: Paroxetine, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: PARO    
Paroxetine, Serum

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

Monitoring paroxetine therapy


Identifying noncompliance, although regular blood level monitoring is not indicated in most patients


Identifying states of altered drug metabolism when used in conjunction with CYP2D6 genotyping

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

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

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


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)