Dextromethorphan

Test ID

CPT

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UC35002 ; SC35002

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Synonyms

  • Bromfed-DM®
  • Delsym®
  • Dextromethorphan
  • Mucinex DM®

Expected Turn Around Time

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Volume

Container

Storage Instructions

Urine ; Oral Fluid

10 mL

Plastic urine container without preservative

Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.

Test Details

Use



Methodology

Drug Class

Compounds/Metabolites Detected

Detection Window

Detect presence of dextromethorphan, an over-the-counter cough suppressant with abuse potential

 

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

Dextromethorphan

Dextromethorphan

Extensive Metabolizer – 1 Day
Poor Metabolizer – 4-8 Days