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ceb Says:
 
Recent urine tox screen in ER was positive for benzodiazepines even though I had not taken anything other than cough medicine with codeine, Lexapro and Remeron. Can the Remeron show up as a benzodiazepine?

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Verwon Says:
 
Remeron contains the active ingredient Mirtazapine, it is an antidepressant.

http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Remeron/­

That said, no, it should not show up as a Benzodiazepine.

There have, however, been a lot of posts recently about these tests coming up with false positives, which makes me thing there is a bad batch out there.

Have you talked to your doctor about this?

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chris o Says:
 
I also take mirtazapine and have been getting false positives for benzodiazipines in my system has anybody else experienced this problem. Does anybody have a explanation or reply that would help me out. thanks. C

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chris o Says:
 
i also take remeron (mirtazapine) and have had positives for benzodiazipines what is going on?

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LORI M Says:
 
yes,i dont care what anyone says it will cause a false positive!i just got back from taking a drug screen and failed for benzos and while searching the internet for anything that will make sense of this,i found this post.so yes....it does cause you to fail for benzo.

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louise Says:
 
me too!!! had a drugs test today and they thought I was lying to them because I tested positive for benzo's. glad I found out the real cause or this would have carried on for who knows how long.

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jess Says:
 
hello. I just started this med and I was on xanes and abiem and the doc made me stop. Bc my drug test had benzo in it.now worried about this med.the remeron med. He wants my next test clean.

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Renae Says:
 
Yes,,it definately shows up for benzos.I was furious when I failed a drug test because of this.Ive never ever taken drugs in my life.The labels on this med needs to state it will give a false positive.

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Jay Says:
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Definitely shows up ad false positive. I went through a year of hassles with this problem. Making me fed up and go off my remeron which was a terrible mistake as my depression became so bad I tried suicide twice. Yeah just goes to show med prof don't know everything. Although some think they do.



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Candy Says:
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I'm in drug court in south Florida. I tested positive for ectasy on Tarazadone so my doctor had me switch to mirtazapine and now I'm urine testing positive for benzos. I did a blood test that showed negative but the judge didn't want to hear that. This is really screwing me up!

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Pamalam Says:
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These WILL NOT ... CANNOT. show up as a benzo!!!...it is NOT a narcotic!!..whoever tells u it will is lying!!..I REPEAT...IT WILL NOT BE THE CAUSE FOR A BENZO RESULT!!!

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jr Says:
 
I took one of my brothers mirtazapine 15mg to help me sleep on Sunday. Today is Thursday and I took pee test for new job. Will it show up. Also I take percoset and flexeril but these are prescribed by doctor...

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