Table 1

Serum drug concentrations of patient 2

Day 5 Day 15
Paroxetine (μg/l)1-150
 MotherNot done792
Desipramine (μg/l)1-151
  • 1-150 Although there is no close correlation between serum concentrations and effects of paroxetine, 20 mg/day of the drug typically results in serum concentrations of about 12–90 μg/l in adults.

  • 1-151 The usual therapeutic concentration of desipramine is 125–300 μg/l.