Catecholamines include the hormones epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine. Catecholamines, along with VMA, are produced in chromaffin cell tumors, pheochromocytoma, ganglioneuroma, and neuroblastoma. Symptoms of pheochromocytomas include episodic hypertension, headaches, sweating, heart palpitations, and anxiety.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Catecholamines 24 Hour Urine. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Catecholamines 24 Hour Urine.
Avoid having tea or coffee before your test.
|UNISEX||All age groups||0 - 20mcg/24 hrs|
|UNISEX||All age groups||15 - 80 mcg/24 hrs|
|UNISEX||All age groups||65 - 400 mcg/24 hrs|