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If I take a medication not prescribed to me will it show up on a employment drug test?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Possibly

It depends on whether they are testing for it or not.
Whether it's prescribed or not, if your employer doesn't allow you to take it due to its adversely affecting your job, you will still get pinched if it shows up on your test. Besides that, taking a medication "not prescribed" to you is rarely a good idea.

In brief: Possibly

It depends on whether they are testing for it or not.
Whether it's prescribed or not, if your employer doesn't allow you to take it due to its adversely affecting your job, you will still get pinched if it shows up on your test. Besides that, taking a medication "not prescribed" to you is rarely a good idea.
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