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Does xenical give a false positive drug test?

Does xenical give a false positive drug test?

No: I know of no research that shows xenical can cause a false-positive drug test. All xenical does is block some of the fat from your diet from being absorbed, thus decreasing your calorie intake. This shouldn't cause either a urine or a blood drug test to become positive. ...Read more

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How long will the over-the-counter diet pill fastin (phentermine) test positive in you urine?

How long will the over-the-counter diet pill fastin (phentermine) test positive in you urine?

Good luck!: I show the generic (phentermine) still as a prescription-only medication. So, whatever is in the over-the-counter version is not likely its true namesake, or potentially in a very reduced strength--either of these may not give you the results you are hoping for, and toxicity risk. Phentermine can show in urine drug screen for 10-14 days per internet resources. ...Read more

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Has anyone used lipase inhibitors (orlistat) the fat blocking medication?

Has anyone used lipase inhibitors (orlistat) the fat blocking medication?

Yes: When it first came out. My patients did and they did not want it anymore. ...Read more

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Is the weight loss drug phentermine (fastin) effective?

Is the weight loss drug phentermine (fastin) effective?

Yes, but...: ...there is a price--talk to your doctor about risks & side effects! Also, it is important to have realistic expectations when starting a weight loss medicine--e.g. about 5-10% of the starting weight is the average weight loss most patients on these drugs will achieve. Finally, once the drug is stopped, gradual weight gain is statistically likely. ...Read more

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How are hgb A1c test results used by physicians?

How are hgb A1c test results used by physicians?

Diabetes management: Hb A1c levels reflect average blood glucose concentration over the past 3-4 months and are a monitor of the quality of glucose control in the particular patient. The general aim is to keep A1c levels below 7. More recently, some doctors are using A1c levels to diagnose pre-diabetes and diabetes. ...Read more

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How are lipase inhibitors (orlistat) used as a fat blocking medication?

How are lipase inhibitors (orlistat) used as a fat blocking medication?

Orlistat stool chang: No every body who takes orlistat has fatty stools, that how it works by blocking the absorption of fats orlistat blocks the absorprtion of fats and fats are in the stools undigested and there is limited absorption. ...Read more

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Can xenical cause a false positive drug test?

Can xenical cause a false positive drug test?

Unlikely: Given xenical's mechanism of action - blocking absorption of fat, it is unlikely that the drug itself would be highly absorbed and mimic any substances tested in a drub test. ...Read more

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Does anyone use lipase inhibitors for longterm weight loss?

Does anyone use lipase inhibitors for longterm weight loss?

Sometimes: They are only useful for limited amounts of loss, and you can get foul smelling, greasy stools.I am not aware of long term success stories, but I am not a dedicated weight loss doctor.Overall they have a cost, and I do not believe they are popular, or a long term solution. ...Read more

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LDH Isoenzymes lab test results: LDH total- 153. LD1- 32, LD2-30, LD3, 20, LD4- 8, LD5- 10. Are these results normal? Is the LD1&LD2 ratio abnormal?

LDH Isoenzymes lab test results: 
LDH total- 153. LD1- 32, LD2-30, LD3, 20, LD4- 8, LD5- 10. Are these results normal? Is the LD1&LD2 ratio abnormal?

Historic test: Matthew, the LDH isoenzyme test is ancient history, almost never ordered nowadays. And your LDH is normal. The old 1-2 ratio is an antique screen for a heart attack, and it's neither sensitive nor specific. I know you're obsessing over the idea that you have lymphoma, and a few websites suggest this as a screening test -- but it's not. Focus on building a life for yourself. ...Read more

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Which medications will cause false positive ua results?

Which medications will cause false positive ua results?

Which UA: Urine analysis looks at multiple components. Which component, chemical, or cell type are you concerned about? ...Read more

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How long do drug test results take?

How long do drug test results take?

Depends on the drug : And purpose of the test. Most drugs used in treatment of common illnesses are routinely tested by hospital labs and results are usually available in four hours or sooner. Tests done for medico-legal purposes require confirmation and may take a day or two. Uncommonly used drugs may need to be sent to a reference lab and take a few days. ...Read more

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Received 2 positive beta2 glycoprotein1 IgM blood tests 9 weeks apart. Doc won't order re-test. Does ubiquinol influence test results?

Received 2 positive beta2 glycoprotein1 IgM blood tests 9 weeks apart.  Doc won't order re-test.  Does ubiquinol influence test results?

See below: Technically to meet criteria for antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, one must have two separate positive results at least 12 weeks apart and have some manifestation of antiphospholipid anitbody. I am not aware of ubiquinol influencing these test results. ...Read more

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Which medications will cause false positive urine analysis results for opiates?

Which medications will cause false positive urine analysis results for opiates?

Test: Urine opiate test are looking for metabolic derivatives of opioids other similar molecules can cause reactions during test, showing false positive results. The most famous: poppy seeds on the bagels. Also dexomethorphan and perylamine among many others. ...Read more

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Can diet pills or fat burners effect pregnancy tests?

Can diet pills or fat burners effect pregnancy tests?

Only, possibly, one: If you are on the HCG diet, receiving injections or supplements of hcg, you could get a false positive pregnancy test, since that is the hormone the pregnancy tests looks for in your blood or urine. Otherwise, no. ...Read more

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