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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Eating an Organic Diet (Checklist)

Read labels
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Stay away from conventionally grown food of which you don't know the source
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Research the "dirty dozen" fruits and only buy them if they are organic
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Eat grass-fed meats
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What is the best way to clean your system of THC so to pass a urine screen?

What is the best way  to clean your system of THC so to pass a urine screen?

There is not one.: Testing is quite sophisticated. If you try to detoxify or over-hydrate - the test will pick up on it. That will be an automatic test failure. ...Read more

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Could dhea (dehydroepiandrosterone) cause me to fail a urine screen?

Could dhea (dehydroepiandrosterone) cause me to fail a urine screen?

Depends: It would depend on what the urine is tested for. DHEA is not usually tested for. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Would cystitis effect the accuracy of a drug urine screen?

Would cystitis effect the accuracy of a drug urine screen?

No: Red blood cells, white blood cells, or even protein in the urine will not affect the chemical analysis of a urine drug screen and the follow-up confirmatory testing that they do. ...Read more

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Will Quillivant XR show on a urine screen for amphetamines?

Will Quillivant XR show on a urine screen for amphetamines?

NO: Commonly known as Ritalin (methylphenidate) metabolized and excreated as retalinic acid . Best advise if under going drug screening have to be truthful , if legally taking amphetamine derivative medications indicate it . If positive will not be punished if it is is a legal prescription . ...Read more

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How long is ativan (lorazepam) detectable in a urine drug screen?

How long is ativan (lorazepam) detectable in a urine drug screen?

Less than a week: Typically this drug is not detectable by the urine drug screen after 4 to 5 days. It depends on the condition of your liver and if other drugs are present and competing for metabolism. It also depends on the sensitivity and specificity of the test itself. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long does gabapentin stay in your system especially concerning a urine screen?

How long does gabapentin stay in your system especially concerning a urine screen?

Gabapentin/Neurontin: Gabapentin is a medication often prescribed for seizures and neuropathic pain. The half life for elimination in the ueine is 5 to 7 hours, regardless of dose, and may vary depending on your kidney function. It is not generally tested for during drug screening since it is not a narcotic. ...Read more

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What medications will show up as positive for methaphetamine in urine drug screen?

What medications will show up as positive for methaphetamine in urine drug screen?

Physicians ; UAs: I believe that most of us here on health tap support the concept of sobriety and recovery and not taking dangerous and unnecessary drugs or prescriptions. We would prefer not to help you sneak through a required drug screening process. If you are using methampthetamines please let this new accountability of having ua monitoring help you get into true sobriety and recovery. ...Read more

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Will phosphatylserine and polyvinyl alcohol make me test positive for a urine screen ?

Will phosphatylserine and polyvinyl alcohol make me test positive for a urine screen
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Not for a substance: of abuse. However, why are you taking these things? Did a doctor prescribe these? If so, what for?
Usual urine drug test is for marijuana, amphetamine, opiates, PCP and cocaine.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more

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I'm taking a diet pill with dehydroepiandrosterone, will it show up in a urine screen?

I'm taking a diet pill with dehydroepiandrosterone, will it show up in a urine screen?

Almost certainly: most diet pills are amphetamine. They would show up on screens of drug abuse as amphetamine. There is over the counter ALLI, it is a fat blocker. There is a new serotonin drug which probably will NOT show up (but similar drugs HAVE shown up as FALSE reactions on urine screens). Mostly amphetamine (phentermine) mostly yes. ...Read more

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Would the anesthetic from an endoscopy show up in a urine drug screen sample for work?

Would the anesthetic from an endoscopy show up in a urine drug screen sample for work?

Yes: The anesthetic likely used a type of opiate or benzodiazepine or a combination of the two, and would probably show up in the urine drug screen sample from work. ...Read more

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How long do you need to be off Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) so it will not show up in a urine drug screen?

How long do you need to be off Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) so it will not show up in a urine drug screen?

4 days approx: Depends on the type of assay test (eia/elisa, lc-ms), but generally 4 days. It also depends on the sensitivity of the test. ...Read more

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How many half lives does it take for ativan (lorazepam) to be out of your system for a urine drug screen?

How many half lives does it take for ativan (lorazepam) to be out of your system for a urine drug screen?

About 10: The half life of Ativan (lorazepam) is 12-18 hours and in general it takes about 10 half lives for levels to be below detection. ...Read more

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I weight 150 lbs. I took two .5 Ativan (lorazepam) will I be able to pass a urine drug screen in 14 days?

I weight 150 lbs. I took two .5 Ativan (lorazepam)  will I be able to pass a urine drug screen in 14 days?

Probably: if detected, it will probably be under threshold for a positive. Please don't take that stuff without talking with your physician first. It can be bad for you. ...Read more

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Preimplantation Genetic Screening (Definition)

Preimplantation genetic testing is performed on in vitro embruos before they are implanted. The coonceptus is created by in vitro fertilization techniques that obtain eggs and fertilize them by sperm obtained by similar techniques in a petri dish(es). It is used to look for genetically normal/abmormal conceptuses and only implant ...Read more


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24 Hour Urine Creatine (Definition)

A 24-hour urine collection is a simple diagnostic procedure that measures the components of urine. The test is noninvasive (the skin is not pierced), and is used to assess kidney (renal) function. Specifically the amount of creatinine excreted is measured to get an estimate of the ...Read more