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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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Will pseudoephedrine sulfare 120mg show on a saliva drug test?

Will pseudoephedrine sulfare 120mg show on a saliva drug test?

It might: It depends on the saliva drug test, which screen for drugs of abuse and may cross-react with a number of drugs/medications. You might get a "false positive" where Pseudoephedrine shows up on the screen as another drug. ...Read more

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Can pseudoephedrine sulfate result in a false positive drug test?

Can pseudoephedrine sulfate result in a false positive drug test?

Pseudoephedrine: Yes, to stimulants such as meth, & also to ecstacy. ...Read more

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Will pseudoephedrine hydrochloride affect a drug test?

Will pseudoephedrine hydrochloride affect a drug test?

Possibly: "false positive testing" occurs when a test finds evidence of illegal drug use when no drugs were taken. This can be a result of some over-the counter medications having chemical structures similar to illegal drugs. Pseudofed, found in many allergy and "cold" medications is one of these drugs. ...Read more

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What does sudafed show up as in a drug test I take sinus medicine and just had a drug test and wanted to know how it shows in a drug test

What does sudafed show up as in a drug test I take sinus medicine and just had a drug test and wanted to know how it shows in a drug test

Amphetamine: The molecules are very similar, and screening tests will often come back positive for amphetamine with pseudephedrine and similar drugs. A confirmatory test should be done with any positive, and will distinguish between the two. ...Read more

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I have a drug test for a new job this week and have been taking sudafed and a friend said I may fail the drug test because of it, is this true?

Not likely, but: Normally when a drug screening test is administered they ask you to list all medications that you are currently taking. This is so that if they do find a positive, they can take extra steps to verify that whatever caused the positive isn't something you listed. Don't take it between now and the test if you're worried - by 48 hrs, it should not show up anyway. Best! ...Read more

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I took sudafed yesterday at 10:00am and I have a urine drug test for a job I was just offered today in about an hour. Should I worry false positive?

I took sudafed yesterday at 10:00am and I have a urine drug test for a job I was just offered today in about an hour. Should I worry false positive?

Drug screen urine: F states she took pseudophed yesterday and wants to know if it will show up on urine blood test? Depends on what they are testing for. I would ask lab doing the testing. And tell them your story. ...Read more

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Can paiote show up on a drug test?

Can paiote show up on a drug test?

Peyote: Yes, peyote can show up on a drug test -- in urine for 2-3 days, saliva for 1-10 days, and in hair follicles for up to 90 days. ...Read more

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Do Posh incense show up on a drug test?

Not likely: Not likely to show on a screen but significant concerns for overuse of such a substance. Seeing numerous cases of first break psychosis seemingly related to incense use. This is not a benign substance ...Read more

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Could dehydroepiandrosterone show up on a drug test?

Yes: If they are testing for banned athletic substances. Dhea is banned by some athletic organizations and not others. If it is testing for psychoactive drugs, probably not. These tests are usually designed to test for cocaine, amphetamine, phencyclidine, marijuana, opioids, benzodiazepines, and not for Anabolic steroids or other potential performance enhancing drugs. ...Read more

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Does tramadol show up on a drug test?

Does tramadol show up on a drug test?

No: Tramadol is usually not a drug that is tested for on a standard urine drug screening test cup. It can be detected if the ordering physician specifically requests for it to be tested. ...Read more

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Will metaxalone show up on a drug test?

Will metaxalone show up on a drug test?

Occasionally: Metaxalone is not a drug of abuse, so most labs won't te st for it. Unless someone asks. Most urine tox screens are 2-part: a dipstick immediately to get a rough idea of what you've been taking, and a lab confirmation run on sensitive instruments to break down what the exact meds are in you, and in what concentration ...Read more

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Will skelaxin (metaxalone) show up on a drug test?

Depends: Even if it shows, you need not worry about it. Skelaxin (metaxalone) is not a narcotic medication. There are some labs which are very sophisticated and will determine almost anything that you take. Most other labs look for narcotics and sedatives. ...Read more

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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) show up on a drug test?

Yes: The result would be a positive amphetamines. I hope this helps and all is well. ...Read more

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Could being in the car while people are smoking weed show up on a drug test?

Rarely, yes: But the smoke has to be so thick you couldn't see out the window, and the exposure will likely be felt - "contact high." the cut-offs used in cannabis testing (50 ng/ml) are quite high and if you reach them, you were inhaling enough marijuana smoke to have a clinical effect on you. If a positive test is confirmed, you may not be hired, may lose a job, or have legal issues. Pick better friends. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Vernacchio
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Pseudoephedrine (Definition)

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more