A 36-year-old member asked:
i failed a hair test for cocaine but i have been 16mts clean could it be amoxicillin or novacaine?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Drug test: No, it isn't some confounder. By your admission, you are a Cocaine user. A hair test checks metabolites from months in the past. That is why the federal government uses it.
Anesthesiology 32 years experience
Cocaine in hair: No.
Last updated Jun 24, 2014
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