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Gabapentin (Definition)

Also called neurontin, (gabapentin) is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat seizure, also for post-herpetic neuralgia & other neuropathic pains, as well as restless leg syndrome. It works by lowering excitation ...Read more


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What does Neurontin (gabapentin) show up in drug test?

Anticonvulsant : Neurontin ( gabapentin) is in the class of anticonvulsants. I am not aware that it will cause a + drug screen. It does bind to the gaba receptor which is the same receptor a lot of sedatives affect. If you are getting +tests for something have the lab ck the calibration of their equipment. ...Read more

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Will gabapentin show up on a drug test a benzo?

Will gabapentin show up on a drug test a benzo?

NO: Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant, and is not a benzodiazepine. It is not known to cause false positives on drug tests for benzodiazepines. ...Read more

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Hello. I'm currently prescribed Gabapentin 300mg, 1xday for diabetic neuropathy and fibro pain. Will this show up on a 10 panel drug test? Thank you.

NO: Gabapentin does not show up on a ten panel drug test.This Urine Drug Test (10?Panel) checks for the presence of 10 drug metabolites including: 1. Amphetamines 2. Methamphetamines 3. Barbiturates 4. Benzodiazepines 5. Marijuana 6. Cocaine 7. Opiates 8. Phencyclidine 9. Methadone 10. Propoxyphene ...Read more

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How long will cocaine show up ina urine drug test for not a regular consumer ?

Cocaine testing: Cocaine should be out of your system in 2-3 days. There are many factors the will determine how long a test will be positive, including amount used, frequency of use, metabolism, etc. ...Read more

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Does gabapentin cause a false positive on a urine drug test?

Does gabapentin cause a false positive on a urine drug test?

Not Likely: It is unlikely that Neurontin (Gabapentin) will trigger a false positive urine test for drugs. However, if you are taking other medications then these medication may alone or in combination with Neurontin trigger a positive urine screen. Also, poppy seeds and other foods, fermented or otherwise may result in positive screen. Here's a reference: http://dig.pharm.uic.edu/faq/2011/Feb/faq1.aspx ...Read more

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I take Zoloft, lamictal, gabapentin and ambien, I just took an oral drug test for work - can they confirm that I'm on rx if I get any false positives?

I take Zoloft, lamictal, gabapentin and ambien, I just took an oral drug test for work - can they confirm that I'm on rx if I get any false positives?

You can!: Gather together (if you don't still have copies) proof of your Rx's from the Dr(s) and simply present them if necessary. Be as confident as you can and know that for many jobs it would be illegal for anyone to discriminate against you for being treated. You might need to show them evidence - but that's fine! You should be ok. ...Read more

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Im on vistaral,nuerontin,a muscle relaxer,buspar, and Topamax (topiramate) and celexa would any of those cause a false positive on a instant drug test for benzos?

Im on vistaral,nuerontin,a muscle relaxer,buspar, and Topamax (topiramate) and celexa would any of those cause a false positive on a instant drug test for benzos?

Drug interactions: You are on 6 medications (don't know the name of the muscle relaxant) that have serious drug interactions. It's possible that the muscle relaxant may show up on a drug screen. See doctor without delay to review your meds and cut back what you're taking for safety reasons. Hope this helps. ...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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Neurontin (Definition)

Neurontin is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more