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Will red dawn energy drink make a false positive for alcohol if you drink too much? if not what are some things that can? i had a positive result on my drug screen for alcohol and i don't drink?

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Dr. Meenakshi Bhuvaneswar answered

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Certain types of food with very low concentration of alcohol, like energy drinks, fermented sodas ,hot sauce ,even hand sanitiser , mouthwash, balsamic vinegar, sauerkraut, over the counter medications like nyquil ,yeast ,as well as urinary infection with candida can all cause a positive alcohol test .There is a searchable household product database for foods in the national library of medicine.

Answered Aug 14, 2022

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