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Test Code FIBUP Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin), serum

Reporting Name

Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin)

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:



Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in plastic vial.



Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated in plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Reference Range:  10.0 - 50.0 ug/mL


Day(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

CPT Code Information



LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FIBUP Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin) 3687-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z3317 Ibuprofen 3687-1

Report Available

3 to 9 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Anticoagulants other than Sodium heparin, EDTA, plain red-top

Method Name

High Performance Liquid Chromatography with Ultraviolet Detection; (HPLC-UV)