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CAN XANAX GIVE A POSITIVE DRUG SCREEN

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely to show: Depends somewhat on the limits on the test BUT, it is a short acting drug. It shows up for about 5 days. That is not a large dose.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Can't say: Some employers do screens for many, many drugs and if they screen for benzodiazepines it may well show up, although it is a very low dose of a benzo t ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): It has average half-life of 6-20 hours, and the time it remains positive in your urine drug screen depends on the length & frequency of daily use, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
It depends: on whether the test is a rapid test cup or sent to the lab. If the rapid cup they can not tell the difference if they send it off they can tell the ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
31 years experience Integrative Medicine
Xanax (alprazolam): Xanax (alprazolam) has a short half life and may not show up in a drug screen if not taken on a regular basis. If you have your own prescription that ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Wow : It can only be found if specialized test for that are used. Standard drug screens do not test for it. However, this sounds very unusual... I strong ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Show prescription: If you have a prescription medication that is showing up as a positive on someone's drug screen, all you should have to do is demonstrate that it is b ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: The drug screens are rarely false positive. Nicotine metabolites are also easy to detect and distinguish from other products.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Depends on half life: The half life of a drug is how long it takes for the concentration of it in your blood stream to fall to 50% of the maximum (which is right after u ta ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
It's half life: is 12 hrs but traces coukd still be detected 2 weeks later

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