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Does ritalin show up on a urine drug test

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: They are distinctly different drugs. They are cousins, in drug terms and a simplistic test might simply be positive for their family, but most testing... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: The result would be a positive amphetamines. I hope this helps and all is well.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Shows up with amphet: If Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been prescribed for you, ask your prescriber for a letter indicating your diagnosis and that you have been prescribed... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
Child Psychiatry 51 years experience
It may: Depending on the test some tests give a false positive with Ritalin (methylphenidate).
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
No and no.: Ritalin is methylphenidate, a different molecule than amphetamine. All preparations of stimulant medications for ADHD are made from one of these two m... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Urine + for ritalin: I take vyvanse regularlly and was recently given a random drug test at the psych dr. But tested positve for ritalin not vyvanse? ANS: ritalin and vyva... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
Psychiatry 37 years experience
7 drug panel: A 7-drug panel should be sufficient to test most drugs your child would use. It does not test for spice. Children with adhd are at higher risk for smo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Perret
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
It depends...: It may be best to ask your doctor why they want to test you for substance abuse. Being on Adderall and Ritalin (methylphenidate) doesn't require doin... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Ritalin (methylphenidate): Methyl phenidate group of drugs do not normally show in Urine drug screen, as opposed to the Amphetamine group such as Adderal.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Yes: Hydrocodone that is the narcotic ingredient in lortab can show up in a urine drug test.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Unlikely: Urine drug tests are looking for specific drugs like marijuana, cocaine, other narcotic analgesics, benzodiazepines (xanax/valium /ativan) & any other... Read More