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I am having serious problems passing urine drug screens. My creatinine levels are constantly too low and the test is considered diluted. The highest level I have ever had is 86. All passing tests have normally and consistently been between 20 & 30. But I

I am having serious problems passing urine drug screens. My creatinine levels are constantly too low and the test is considered diluted. The highest level I have ever had is 86. All passing tests have normally and consistently been between 20 & 30. But I

See answer: The following links will provide you with some further insights regarding drug testing and "over-diluted" urine specimens: http://www.norchemlab.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Creatinine.pdf http://www.verificationsinc.com/newsletter/04272007/negativedilute.html I hope this helps. ...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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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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I have taken hydrocodone off and on for 5 years, no more than 5mg-10mg a day. I haven't taken any for 6 days. Will I pass a urine drug screen?

I have taken hydrocodone off and on for 5 years, no more than 5mg-10mg a day. I haven't taken any for 6 days. Will I pass a urine drug screen?

Urine tox screen: We drug test all our ladies in labor and delivery. It seems to pick up anyone who has used anything in the last week or so. Of course the baby's stool test is the confirmation test. ...Read more

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How long does Adipex stay in your urine?I had a urine drug screen today,6-12-14, and I took a 30mg Adipex on 6-10-14?Will I pass my drug screen?HELPme

How long does Adipex stay in your urine?I had a urine drug screen today,6-12-14, and I took a 30mg Adipex on 6-10-14?Will I pass my drug screen?HELPme

Depends on what they: are testing for. Phentermine is not an amphetamine and doesn't usually cause false positives in screening tests, and if the screening test IS positive, the confirmatory test will be negative. Although it is a prescription drug, it is not included on testing panels that I know of. Again, depends on how sophisticated the tests they are doing. Consider seeing a counselor - ? drug problem. ...Read more

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I never take valiums and took one today and have a urine drug screen tuesday would i pass?

I never take valiums and took one today and have a urine drug screen tuesday would i pass?

Valium & UDS: The metabolite of Diazepam (i.e., Valium) will be present at the timing of your Urine Drug Screen. Best to tell the testing center you are prescribed Valium and by which physician. ...Read more

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I've taken 12 .25mg alpralozam tabs sparingly in the past 2 days. I could possibly have a urine drug screen monday or tuesday morning. Will I pass?

I've taken 12 .25mg alpralozam tabs sparingly in the past 2 days. I could possibly have a urine drug screen monday or tuesday morning. Will I pass?

3 problems with post: 1) 3 mg of alpralozam in 48 hours is NOT taking it "sparingly." 2) We don't see the dates of posts, so just stating "monday or tuesday" without dates is useless. 3) It amazes me how many people seem heedless that asking doctors for help beating a drug test is asking them to commit a violation of medical ethics & possibly the law. ...Read more

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Got drunk at a college reunion on Friday night, pretty sure I did one line of coke. how long until I can pass a urine drug screen in case I get random?

Got drunk at a college reunion on Friday night, pretty sure I did one line of coke. how long until I can pass a urine drug screen in case I get random?

Varies: Depends on your body weight, previous cocaine use, and other variables. Cocaine metabolites are present in the urine for 4-5days and are more often tested for than cocaine itself. Alcohol intoxication prolongs the length of time for positive tests. ...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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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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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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What to do if my brothers on probation and recent failed a urine drug screen. He has struggled w addictions for the longest?

What to do if my brothers on probation and recent failed a urine drug screen. He has struggled w addictions for the longest?

Hitting bottom: To get clean ; sober it's said one must hit bottom. Ppl think that means something really bad must happen. But some ppl have really bad things happen ; keep using. Bottom isn't what happens, but the emotional realization that it isn't working, that it's too painful to go on using. You can't keep yr bro sober ; you can't do anything to make him use. Al-anon mtgs help family of alcoholics, try it! ...Read more

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Can a urine,drug screen detect how much vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine)is in my urine or just that the,vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is there?

Can a urine,drug screen detect how much vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine)is in my urine or just that the,vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is there?

Both: A point of care drug screen will tell you what is in the urine based on what is tested for. Sending the urine off for quantitative analysis will tell how much of what is tested is in the urine. ...Read more

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