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Doctor insights on: Narcan Cause Positive Drug Screen Test

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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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


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What do you suggest if positive drug screen for prescription drug?

What do you suggest if positive drug screen for prescription drug?

Show prescription: If you have a prescription medication that is showing up as a positive on someone's drug screen, all you should have to do is demonstrate that it is being legally and appropriately prescribed. However, if you are being tested because you are in a "safety-sensitive" job (bus driver, cop, doctor) where you are not allowed to be on such medications, then it may not be a defense for job actions. ...Read more

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One of our players was prescribed topical ketamine 10% in a compounded cream. Is possibility of positive drug screen? If so , for how long?

Wow : It can only be found if specialized test for that are used. Standard drug screens do not test for it. However, this sounds very unusual... I strongly suggest a second opinion from a sports medicine orthopedic md. ...Read more

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If I take 1- 2mg dose of sub film now will it be out of my system by wed am at 7:00? I don't want the naloxone to show up on a urine drug screen.

If I take 1- 2mg dose of sub film now will it be out of my system by wed am at 7:00? I don't want the naloxone to show up on a urine drug screen.

How old are you?: We need to know your age, too. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Put your country or state, too. Age and location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you, too! ...Read more

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What would cause a false positive for methamphetamine on a drug screen?

Nothing: I am unaware of anything. There are reports showingfalse positives are seen with: ephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) pseudoephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) propylephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) phenylephrine, or desoxyephedrine. In my experience these are not issues. ...Read more

Dr. Colin Feeney
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Naloxone (Definition)

Naloxone is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more


Dr. Ionel Rad
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Narcan (Definition)

Narcan is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more