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will heroin and oxycontin show up as the same thing on a saliva drug test?

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Dr. Cynthia Rector
28 years experience Psychiatry
It depends.: Some commercially available tests distinguish between natural and synthetic opiates. Others do not.
Answered on Feb 28, 2016

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No: Although ultimately from the same base substance, these are two different drugs and there is specific testing for each.
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