Will Ritalin interfere with Vibrant's Neurotransmitters test OR impact Vibrant's Neurotransmitters test results?

There is no known interference of Ritalin with the Neurotransmitters test performance, accuracy, or validity. However, Ritalin is a norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake inhibitor (NDRI), so may cause higher norepinephrine dopamine levels and metabolites on the Neurotransmitters test.
Please see attached the Neurotransmitter Interpretive Guide and Neurotransmitter Cascade Flow Chart for more information.
Additionally, please note that there is a difference between test interference by medications and pharmacological effects of medications. For an explanation of these differences, please see below.
Test Interference Studies in Laboratory Medicine
Test interference occurs when an agent impacts (interferes with) the measured results. An interference study prepares two pairs of test samples, adds an interfering agent to one sample and water to the other, and then measures the analytes in both samples and calculates the difference. Interference occurs when as agent causes a difference in the two samples. True drug-lab test interactions (DLTI) are the result of a drug altering the test specimen, or direct interference from the drug itself reacting with the test reagents. Not every medication, nor every class of medication, has been tested in interference studies. For more information on drug-lab test interactions, see https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/914303?reg=1#vp_1
Pharmacological Effects of Medications: Impact on Lab Results
The pharmacologic effects of drugs can change the results of lab tests; for example, levothyroxine increases thyroid levels, or lisinopril may increase potassium levels. But these changes do not involve interference with the lab test; that is, the result is accurate.
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