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Mon Mar 12, 2007 22:07

???Phenobarb level on March 7 (He says 37 here)???? was down at 11.7. She has been completely seizure free and really has not missed any medications. She wanted to see if this might be a lab error.

If you mean he's saying "three seven," sm
Mon Mar 12, 2007 22:10

it depends on how your account wants dates typed. I believe you are correct in interpretation.

up to 30. SM Margaret
Usual Rx range is 10-20. Pts hard to manage occ titrated
Mon Mar 12, 2007 22:11

But a phenobarbital level of 37 in a pt whose sz are well-controlled sounds a tad excessive, though maybe not dangerous if the pt is phenobarb-accustomed. I'm with patient. If she hasn't missed doses (her level is still "therapeutic,") I'd bet the 37 was the lab error, not the 11.7.

Mon Mar 12, 2007 22:15

He is saying three seven.

of 11.7. Ignore what I said. Margaret
(I'm sorry, misunderstood. Thot level of 37 preceeded level (nm)
Mon Mar 12, 2007 22:17

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