A 28-year-old female asked:
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i am pregnant and due anytime now.i have been talking amoxicillin and ampicillin.will these show positive for cocaine when they do a drug test on baby?

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Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No. Amoxicillin and Ampicillin are 'penicillin' type antibiotics and does not contain cocaine. Therefore, if you have not used cocaine then there should be no cocaine in your baby's system to produce a positive 'cocaine' test.
Answered on Sep 1, 2015

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