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Can Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) make a marijuana specific drug test show positive?

Can Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) make a marijuana specific drug test show positive?

No: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is metabolized to dexto-amphetamine and l-lysine. It may show positive for amphetamine/ methamphetamine on a drug test but it will not test positive for thc (marijuana). ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Drug Testing (Definition)

It is the process of examining body fluids or tissue for evidence of chemicals taken or not taken. It does not diagnose addiction however this a ...Read more


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Can provigil cause positive drug test for meth?

Can provigil cause positive drug test for meth?

It should not: Although Provigil is a stimulant of sorts, its chemical makeup is dissimilar to amphetamines and should not cause a false positive drug test. ...Read more

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Any drug assistance programs for adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Any drug assistance programs for adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Rx assistance progra: You can try to enroll in a state medicaid programme if you have the eligibility.Since it is available as generic there is no programme by drug company to help you out. ...Read more

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Will ritalin (methylphenidate) show up as an amphetamine on a drug screen?

Will ritalin (methylphenidate) show up as an amphetamine on a drug screen?

Not likely: Usually methylphenidate will only show up if specifically tested for. Since it isn't an amphetamine, it will not trigger that test. Some rehabs look for it as do some employers. If you take any controlled substance under a doctor's prescription, you should have documentation from that doctor so that you won't be penalized. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause a false positive urine drug screen for benzodiadepines?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause a false positive urine drug screen for benzodiadepines?

Possible: It is possible and there is some data to support: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2728940/#__ffn_sectitle This could be a class effect with that class of drugs. Always talk to your doctor for anything medical. ...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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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) show up in a drug screen?

Does ritalin (methylphenidate) show up in a drug screen?

Yes: Depending on the type of screening done it can show up as a methamphetamine. Most screening tests do not look specifically for ritalin, (methylphenidate) they look for features common to a class of drugs, which is where this will fall. ...Read more

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Can theophylline for asthma show up as an opiate or other illegal substance in employment drug tests?

Can theophylline for asthma show up as an opiate or other illegal substance in employment drug tests?

Please Clarify: The question left for us here is why do you keep asking this question when you have been told that no. It will not show up as an illegal substance. ...Read more

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Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) an illegal drug for athletes?

Is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) an illegal drug for athletes?

Not if prescribed: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not illegal if it is being prescribed for ADHD and there is no other medication that can be an alternative for an inidividual. Medical documentalt ion is usually necessary. ...Read more

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Which drugs are employers looking for in a drug test?

Which drugs are employers looking for in a drug test?

Variable: Different companies have different policies. They may test for differing drugs using varying methods (like urine, blood, hair). ...Read more

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Can xanax(alprazolam) cause a positive drug test for serax (oxazepam)?

Can xanax(alprazolam) cause a positive drug test for serax (oxazepam)?

No: Oxazepam is a metabolite of Valium but not xanax (alprazolam). It is a drug prescribed itself. Like Nexium (esomeprazole) is a metabolite of Prilosec (omeprazole). ...Read more

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Can cardura (doxazosin) cause a false positive on drug screenings for marijuana?

Can cardura (doxazosin) cause a false positive on drug screenings for marijuana?

Not to my knowledge: People have many reasons to claim all kinds of "false positives" with drug tests. Problem with mj is that thc stays in fat of body for quite a long time after last use, especially compared to other recreational drugs. This means some people end up very surprised by positive test when last use was many weeks ago. Not truly a false positive from strictly technical point of view. ...Read more

Methylphenidate (Definition)

Is the generic name of ritalin (methylphenidate). It is a ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Ritalin (Definition)

Ritalin is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more