Greta Johnson Says:
I will be going back to work and will be testing for illegal drug use. I am on Neurontin due to a medical problem. Will I get a FALSE POSITIVE result on a test for illegal drugs?
I am on probation. I do not and have not had anything in my system for 2 years. I haven't failed a drug test in two years. I was told that neurotin did not come bk in a test. And I took one Friday and had a drug test today(Thursday) been 6 days. And I failed for benzos!! So do not take neurotin if u have a drug test!!
To everyone reporting false positives on urine or swab drug screenings, if you've not taken the drug showing the false pos why would you not stand your ground demand a blood or hair stand test? Folks give false positives every day. It's very common .
Yes gabapentin will give false positive for methamphatimine
my meds have been changed so many times,but the one constant med is neurotin yet my drug screens keep coming back with different things like weed which I don't do I don't know what is going on I was taken off my zanax because five test came back with something different and no Xanax how does that happen
I'm in methadone and have been clean for 14 months and today they told me my mouth swab came up dirtey for benzoo. And I take 800 mg of gabapentian 6 times a day. Will that show up as a false positive? And when they resend it will it show thstviy is wrong. If they do a break down of all the meds
Who told you that you would get a false positive. please i need to know.
28Ole blue eyes Says:
I'm on methadone and at the moment im being detoxed due to a positive benzo test. Since im being dropped down on my dose i've been taking neurotin (gagbapentin) to help with withdrawal, will this cause me to test positive for benzos? I see the doc Thursday so i would love to know if i can possibly show dirty for benzos due from taking neurotin. Plz help me, plz.
Many typos I apologise. It should start off with I not U and pis is supose to be pos (positive)
U just read that if you test pis for nuerontin on a stick test it could be the early onset stages of kidney disease or cardiovascular disease. I too go to the methadone clinic and after I jad my c section my drug screen came back pis for nuerontin and I don't take it at all so I'm like really confused as to why that would be in my urine. I don't know if any drugs they gave me in the hospital metabolize into it or what. Kinda lije how heroin turns into codeine then into morphine6. I'm just dumbfounded as to why gabapentin is in my system... but they changed the way they do drug testing. Its more detailed now and they test for levels of drugs because drugs stay in peoples systems for diff amts of time and this way they can see if the levels are going down. But ya I'm puzzled as to why gabapentin showed up
I also go to a clinic for methadone and I was tested and I came up dirty for benzo, THC, and barbiturates. Can someone help me please?
I'm on probation and also at a suboxone doctor so he prescribed me neurontin and I've been taking it for the last months and yesterday my drug test came positive for benzo so he told me that neurontin can cause a false positive for benzos cause I know I haven't taken any
This just happened to me at my suboxone doctor! I tested positive for Marijuana and perc, oxy and I have not done any of them but I am on nuerotin. Now they are making me go every week because their test was wrong! Instants give false positives all the time if your on other medications that's why I hate them÷
Same here I take the same meds and I also tested positive for benzos
For custody reasons I have 4-5 random UA's a month and recently tested positive for opiates. The facility that administers the tests contacted the lab (Redwood Toxicology) and was told that Gabapentin can cause a false positive. I have taken it on and off for about three years as a sleep aid originally prescribed at the re-hab I was in and it has only shown up as a false positive once and I am now on a much lower dose so I'm not sure why now.
19Slave to the P pot Says:
Will/Can Gabapentin give a false positive for opiates e.g heroin or other controlled drugs such as benzo's? I'm in the clinic and awaiting admission to inpatient detox to get clean of methadone. I've been waiting a VERY long time for this admission. I have to give 3 urine screens,each 2 weeks apart tested @ the lab and ONLY methadone or its metabolites and diazepam or it's metabolites are allowed to show up positive,ANYTHING else and i'll lose my place,probably for good. I haven't taken anything not even 1 toke of a spliff or even a co-codamol for almost 8 weeks. I have given my 1st sample which as expected came back with just my prescribed meds in there. My next test is 2 days away (Thurs) and I will have been on Gabapentin for about 4 days by then,Am I @ any risk of failing the test? I have stuck to the abstinence I've been told I've got to show evidence of,so technically I should be safe,but after reading some other users' posts I'm kinda worried i'll fail. Can Anyone with medical knowledge or someone with definitive personal experiences of this causing/not causing false positives please help. Thanks in advance
I love my benzos as prescribed theyre a life saver. I didn't take any for a wk ad not a chronic user and don't take 10 at once like an idiot, when I do have them I use them as needed. I was clear for Bezos then took nerontin 1 day and failed.
Im on the clinic and benzos are a no no. I didn't know till my 1st day though. So, after I found out, I didn't do any for a wk. I had a urine screen on Th and it was clean for benzos. I took only gabapentin/nerontin on Th after the urine test and got a mouth swab test Fri and tested positive for benzos. I know I didn't do any. So, johnnys must come up as a benzo...that's all I can think of and the only option it cld be. I don't do heroin so it wasn't b/c someone cut dope w/benzo. No one drugged me w/out me knowing.
15julie glynn Says:
i am going to the pain clinic and i take neurotin xanax ambien cymbalta and ritlin and the clinic was giving me norco for pain until they said my urine wasnt showing my pain meds so they needed to send it off to check it bc sometimes their tests dont read right. well he gave me 2 weeks worth pain pills and said he would call in the rest after test came bk in 2 weeks. they never called me or called in my meds after that so i called and they told me they will treat me but cant write my norco anymore bc my test came up possitive for ativan then she tried to tell me i felled my first test for it too but the didnt write my xanax down on my drug test after i showed them all my bottles so the 1st test does say i was possitive for benzodiazapine thats what xanax is so idk if its because they didnt write my xanax on there or if it was the neurotin that showing up as ativan i have never takin ativan so when i go bk thursday to clinic i am gonna show them their own mistakes and hopefully i can get my pain bk under contol
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