Laboratory Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) and Urinary VMA assay:

The Department of Pharmacology acquired the LC-MS/MS which has enabled the measurement of several drugs. TDM services to the hospital are being provided for drugs such as tacrolimus, valproic acid, cyclosporine by LC-MS/MS, phenytoin, phenobarbitone and carbamazepine by HPLC.  

Number of samples analysed between April 2020 - March 2021
Sl .no Drug name Samples analysed
1 Phenytoin 58
2 Carbamazepine 18
3 Sodium Valproate 66
4 Phenobarbitone 8
5 Cyclosporine 137
6 Tacrolimus 304
7 Urinary VMA 39


Last Updated :06-Oct-2022