A 42-year-old member asked:
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can a urine drug screen tell the difference between morphine and methadone?

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Dr. Lori Wagner
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Methadone requires a specific test; morphine shows up on the general opioid test and Methadone does not.
Answered on Jun 28, 2014
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: They are can be detected seperately.
Answered on Mar 27, 2013
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