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A 39-year-old male asked:

Why does my doc pee test me for methadone, but the test only tests for opiates so methadone wont show cause it needs a specific test right?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 54 years experience
Yes, it will.: Urine drug screen tests for opiates, thc, Methadone benzodiazepines, methamphetamines. Other test done are hair tests.
Dr. Ricardo Borrego
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Urine analysis: Urine tests are administered routinely to patients undergoing any detoxification treatment on an outpatient basis. This is to make sure you are not using other opioid medication which while on Methadone could be counterproductive and dangerous.
Last updated Sep 10, 2015
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