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Catecholamines, 24-Hour Urine Test
Catecholamines, 24-Hour Urine Test
 
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Catecholamines, Fractionated, Urinary Free, 24-Hour Urine

What's Being Tested:

  • Catecholamines
  • Urinary epinephrine
  • Urinary norepinephrine
  • Urinary dopamine


Fasting: Yes. 10-12 hours

Specimen Type: Urine (Draw Location | How It Works | FAQs)

Turnaround time: 7-9 days

Important Note:

  • Avoid stress or any rigorous activity before taking the test
  • Avoid caffeine products before and during collecting your samples
  • It is recommended to be clear of a number of drugs (reserpine and α-methyldopa, levodopa, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, and sympathomimetic amines) for at least 2 weeks prior to taking this test. Nose drops, sinus and cough medicines, bronchodilators and appetite suppressants, α2-agonists, calcium channel blockers, converting enzyme inhibitors, bromocriptine, phenothiazine, tricyclic antidepressants, α- and β-blockers, labetalol, Mandelamine but thiazides is fine. Please consult with your prescribing healthcare provider.
  • Should not be subjected to hypoglycemia or exertion. An increased intracranial pressure and clonidine withdrawal may interfere with the results. Please consult with your prescribing healthcare provider.


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