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Wiil Ranitidine Produce A False Positive For Methamphetimines In Hair Follicle Test And Where Is The Proof

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childless in tn Says:
 
While I was pregnant I was prescribed to take ranitidine for heartburn. After my child was born I took a urine test that came up negative. Cps sent these sample off and said I tested positive for meth. I submitted to a hair test on my child and a nail test on myself. The results were positive for meth. The Metabolites were very low in both of us but the amphetimine levels were high, but I had ephedrine during the c section. Will ranitidine cause a false positive in a hair test and where is the documented proof? They have taken my newborn away from me its five days now without touching or seeing her. I am desperate to get my baby back. If a doctor responds please be willing to submit documentation in writing. Thank you to anyone with the answer.

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candy Says:
 
This is terrible!!! And yes zantac does give a false positive for Meth.... Google it and there is documentation. I take zantac and had a drug test through my job and it came back positive for Meth. MY DOCTER gave me documentation to prove I wasn't on this terrible drug (Meth) along with some ducuments I printed from Google I was able to keep my job!

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childless in tn Says:
 
Thank you mam for responding. You have been the only one. Since this post I have been found to be a mother of severe child abuse and neglect. It's now been four months. What doctor gave you this documentation? I will go to the ends of the earth to obtain it. My baby tested positive for marijuania but I did not. The whole ordeal has been a nightmare. Pray for my family and give me the Dr s name and I will contact him. Again thank you for responding. God is working.

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Isaboo Says:
 
Hey, this is happening to me as well. I had my daughter taken away from me by the DYP/CPS @ 2 days old.
I was taking ranitidine as well and tested positive for meth. Which I have never used. I had to submit
My hair sample, and we are waiting for results. We have our daughter back, but under my boyfriends custody, and we have to live at his parents house, and do random drug tests (which we've passed, cause were not users or addicts)
I cannot find a doctor, nurse, lab tech or
Pharmacist who is even willing to say that this is possible.
Please contact me so we can communicate. I hope everything got sorted out for you. This is a nightmare, and until this I thought I was the only one.

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childless in tn Says:
 
It is eight months now. Still do not have my daughter. I am writing the governor today. I am going public also. I have three scientific studies that say zantac will cause a false positive. I have done their classes and passed all their drug screens. Now they are trying to bring criminal charges against me. The nightmare continues. Pray for us. I miss my little girl so much.

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Isaboo89 Says:
 
Oh my goodness. I am so sorry :(
After 2 drug tests that came back negative and my hair strand test came back completely negative the DYP dropped everything and let us go home.
Have they done a hair strand test?
My heart goes out to you and your fam. Please email me. {edited for privacy}

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isaboo89 Says:
 
here are 2 studies i have found, hope this gets resolved for you if you truly are innocent.

medscape.com/viewarticle/726897

dig.pharm.uic.edu/faq/2011/Feb/faq1.aspx

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childless in tn Says:
 
Need prayer really bad today please.

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Diane Says:
 
I just saw your story, I will pray for you and your baby tonight, this is a terrible situation. Do you have legal representation? Can't your doctor help? Have you asked them to retest you when you have stopped taking the ranitidine? Best wishes and good luck to you and your family

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mrs call Says:
 
Im experiencing a similair situation plz let me knw if this hair folicle test helped. If this zantac medication caused a false positive for the folicle test as well. Ty godbless {edited for privacy}

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mrs call Says:
 
Plz help three children taken by cps i tested positive for meth while taking ranitidine plz let me knw about any doc laywers or avenues we might take to prove my innocence. I have read on other forums and sites ppl hace actually tested positive in a hair folicle test because of zantac. I requested a hair folicle test to proove my innocence.any links or info wld be much apreciated. Plz pray for us. Godbless u.

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Isaboo89 Says:
 
I haven't met one doctor who wants to say its the cause, just that it could happen but they don't say a yes or no.
I passed my hair strand test, and I find it hard to fail that if you're not on drugs.
That being said, please read the links I posted they are Uni studies about urine tests and blood and this subject.
If you are innocent I hope it gets proven.
Either way, if CPS is in your life its better to just co operating because unfortunately they have too much power. Innocent or not.. Good luck

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mrs call Says:
 
Need help im posting on this site again in hopes that i can get sonething to print out to take to court wirh me tom morning. My eight yr old daughtsr and my one yr old aswell as my four week old are the ones suffering frm this situation the most. At this moment my children are in foster care based on a urine sample taken that was taken. Lab results have not come in yet. I requested the lab further look into this matter and a hair folicle test to prove my innocents. But i go before the judge tom morning neither set of results will be back by then. The cps wrker will not hear me out and is absolutely convinced i was using methanphedimines. She claims she printed out a report that the company gave her stating that since 2007 the made the needed adjustments to the medication to ensure that there were no more false positives. But clearly since myself and other innocent people are falling victim of this issue. Im not sure if or what the company states in this disclaimer she said she printed out or if it is claimin that under lab analizex urine there are no more fp test, or any of the details but i do however knw that any documented prove of this will help us bring lighg to this. If anyone has anything at all that might be halpfull to me i beg you to plz post here and help our family bring jusyice for our little girls. Thank you

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Isaboo89 Says:
 
Please print the studies i posted. There is proof all over the Internet. Perhaps they can set conditions for you and you live under supervision, but be with your children. Until hair folicle test comes back. I send you strength and hope everything will work out in your favor in time. Stay positive for your kids. This will all be over if it is infact a fp. I wish someone would help us. But I guess we have to fend for ourselves. Hang In there

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mrs call Says:
 
I hitred a good female lawyer and my husband has one we are goin to crt this mrning i went and had a hair folicle test done yesterday independently the doctor i used is an expert and has fifteen yrs of experience. He is the go to guy for the crts and even dhr in a surounding county.
He said he wld testify that ranitidine causes false positive test all the time and that he wld help in any way he could.

I was so relieved that someone the judge trust agteed with us and sympathized eith this crazy sutuation.

Thank u for your help and godbless you plz pray for us!

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Isaboo89 Says:
 
How did court go? I wish I could find a doctor to testify the same. If he is willing to get in touch with me, though I am in Canada that would be amazing.
Hope all went well

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mrscall Says:
 
Court went as expected the social wrkers are convinced that i failed that test but i past mpassed my hair folicle test so we will see wht happens....keep u updated.

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Isaboo89 Says:
 
If you pass the hair folicle test, the time you tested positive in that blood or urine test would show up if it was real drugs. If the hair test is negative it should prove to them it was your medication. How messed up is it that we have to do this research as follow up?
I'm paying 400$ to get my own hair test to show the days they think I used. I wonder what they'll do when they see there was never any drugs in my system..
I'm doing a television report on this, the tv crew is coming tomorrow. The public will hear about this.

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mrs call Says:
 
Someone needs to do something thats for sure. U mentioned a tv crew is it for tv as in cable or news? My lawyer contacted zantac there is a huge fda investigation goin on zantac released a legal printout that explained that Zantac is indeed causing False positives. But still nothing has concinced the case workers not even the hair strand test. Even tho its valid proof. I feel powerless. My kids and i dont deserve this. Let me knw how things are going when u can ...

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Isaboo89 Says:
 
The news are here in Canada. And I want to see that thing Zantac released. I also submitted my
Hair and paid for a test to show the days in question.

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Isaboo89 Says:
 
The news are here in Canada. And I want to see that thing Zantac released. I also submitted my
Hair and paid for a test to show the days in question.
Will be on CBC news at 6. I hope you can tune in via Internet maybe.

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