|Many drug tests simply determine the absence or presence of certain drugs classes. To develop an optimal treatment plan and to identify potential pain medication abuse or misuse, more information is needed. This poster will highlight an analytical method to analyze two pain medications that have recently received FDA approval.
LC-MS/MS analysis can provide a fast analysis time as well as accurate, precise and reproducible results. Here we present a method for the determination of pregabalin and tapentadol in both serum and urine using a triple quadrupole-ion trap mass spectrometer.