So i'm prescribed tramadol, gabapentin & alprazolam & i take otc sleep aid. my dr told me my last urine was positive 4 morphine/ codeine & i dont know how!it also tested positive for the gabapetin but i haven't taken that in4mos. how did this happen?
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Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Poppy seed muffins: are a frequent cause for false-positive morphine urine drug screens. Poppy seeds can also be found in salad dressings, and on bagels. A GC/ MS test of your urine can quantify and definitively identify the substances in your urine. A low amount of morphine on the GC/ MS would most likely be from ingestion of poppy seeds. Talk to your physician about these possibilities.
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