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Could a 12 panel drug screen be passed using synthetic urine?

Could a 12 panel drug screen be passed using synthetic urine?

Not likely: The characteristics of several brands of artificial urine are now known, and many testing companies are specifically testing for some of those characteristics. I had a patient who passed all their tests until we noticed that the creatinine level on every test was essentially the same - that could not happen with normal urine. You should be more concerned about your drug problem than beating test. ...Read more

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


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Can you tell me if i could use someone elses urine to pass a drug screen?

Can you tell me if i could use someone elses urine to pass a drug screen?

No: Certified collectors undergo training and follow stringent federal guidelines to minimize the potetial for. Tampering or substituting urine from another source. If any irregularities occur during the process, the collector can request a collector under direct observation. ...Read more

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I have shot up one or two times a day for a week and a half and I have a drug screen monday it is now thursday will it still be in my urine?

I have shot up one or two times a day for a week and a half and I have a drug screen monday it is now thursday will it still be in my urine?

Yes: If you are "shooting up" the drug screen will detect this. That is why they do drug screens. It would appear that you have a drug abuse problem and should seek counselling and assistance for this addiction. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urine drug screen?

What is the definition or description of: urine drug screen?

See below: A urine drug screen is a way to test urine to evaluate possibly use of steroids or various drugs it can test for components of certain chemicals and is very sensitive even for certain meds or drugs which may have been used quite a while prevously. ...Read more

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Can they identify a specific brand name pill in a urine drug screen?

Can they identify a specific brand name pill in a urine drug screen?

Urine screen: Screen identifies group of drugs, such as barbiturates or opiates narcotics, etc., not specific brand medicine. ...Read more

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I took a urine drug screen on 4-28, how long is 2nd sample good for?

I took a urine drug screen on 4-28, how long is 2nd sample good for?

First sample: on 4-28 is good for 4-28. A second sample collected on 4-28 will also only be good for 4-28. A sample is only good for the day on which it was collected. If you use drug after the sample is collected, the drug will not show up in the sample. ...Read more

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Can a urine drug screen go back and detect all the meds ive taken the past two weeks ?

Can a urine drug screen go back and detect all the meds ive taken the past two weeks ?

Depends: Drugs vary greatly in how long they (and their metabolites, which is what most drug tests are looking for) stick around, and tests themselves vary greatly in their sensitivity and specificity to different drugs for different amounts of time. Some drugs (amphetamines, cocaine, short-acting benzos, opioids) are detectable for only a few days while others (marijuana, methadone) can persist for weeks. ...Read more

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Screening (Definition)

Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more