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I took adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will i test positive for methamphetamine ?

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Dr. Jesse Krakauer answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

On which test?: B"sd adderall Generic ingredients: Dextroamphetamine, Amphetamine. detection depends on test used: immunoassay (IA) screening test for the amphetamine class of medications, which includes both amphetamines and methamphetamines will be ++. mass spectrometry (MS) confirmation test is performed to determine which specific compounds, amphetamine and/or methamphetamine, are present. this will be --!

Answered 3/7/2016

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Dr. Charles Turck answered

Specializes in Pharmacology

Possible: Certain drug screening tests are sensitive enough to tell the difference between the two drugs. Other tests detect methamphetamine and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as one class. In this case, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) could give a positive result. After screening tests, labs can use confirmation tests to specifically determine what drug was in your body. If you have a legitimate prescription, you may want to inform them.

Answered 3/14/2016

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