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is it ok if amoxicillin shows up on my drug test?

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Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
usually ok: Usually a drug test is looking for drugs of abuse. Amoxicillin, an antibiotic is not usually considered a drug of abuse and is not something that is being looked for on such a test.
Answered on Jan 23, 2018
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