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False Positive Hydrocodone Urine Test - Why

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thea Says:
why would hydrocodone show up in my urine test if i have not taken any opiates?

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Verwon Says:
Can you post back with information on anything else you have taken? Even over the counter products?

There are some substances that can cause false positives for opiates on urine tests and it does occur most often with these synthetic opiates, which is what Hydrocodone is.


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Jo Says:
This just happened to my husband. False positive for opiates, drilled down to hydrocodone. He is diabetic. What could cause this false positive? Please give specific references. We need to know this!

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rnhelplz Says:
I take Norco. But my urine test came back positive for Dilaudid...I Have Never Taken That! Plz, if anyone knows how or why this would happen, I need to beable to show something to my boss. THANK YOU!

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Maddie Says:
I am also an "rnhelplz" situation. I had taken vicodin and tested positive for oxymorphone but not oxycodone (on gc/ms). I've been accused of taking oxycodone which I had not. Any ideas?

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I was taking up to 8 lortab 10mg a day I have been clean now for 24 days and still tested positive for hydrocodone how is this possible."

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ArmchairDoc Says:
Hydrocodone is broken down in the liver into metabolites. One of which is Hydromorphone (Dilaudid). Probably why he tested positive. Norco is Hydrocodone just without a lot of acetaminophen .

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stockton 19 Says:
I am on a suboxone program and last week my UA came back positive for hydrocodone which I have not taken in years. I take prozac, omeprazole, fish oil and glucosame chondrotin daily. I also take an over the counter sleep aid. What should I do? Is there a way to have it retested?

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james nurse practitioner Says:
takes way longer than that to be out of your system.
if you're hurting that much, get help.

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rage Says:
I am on oxycottin and percoset had a drup test that showed positive for hydrcodone how is this possible

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Nancy Says:
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I take the max dose of tramadol daily instead of vicodin bcuz my job requires me2be narcotic free. I test positive for PCP&Metadone every single test so I demand they send my sample out2do a confirmation test. Its a fact urine screens are not a confirmation they are a screening. Demand they send for a confirmation. Nothing will show up on a confirmation test that you did not take.

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Jim Says:
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my girlfriend just took some hydrocodene and a drug test came back positive for morphine. they going to send it out to a lab. will it come back positive for morphine or something? or will it come back that she hasn't used illegal drugs?

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mcme Says:
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We just had this happen. Can you help me with finding answers? Otc medications that were taken would be midol, one a day vits, melatonin, super b complex, ibuprofen and rx proctosol. This is very alarming when you are accused of doing something you don't. Please help.

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Shawn Says:
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Hydrocodone breakdown into hydromophone. I went through this when my daughter had her last baby. The hospital called cps. The test showed positive for dilauid..she has never taken that. I started doing some research and thats is the info i found. Its sad that even pain management doc who give there patients pain meds then test them on next visit ..refuse to treat that very patient because tbey test positive for hydromophone which is dilauid. Saad sad.

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billy Says:
I got on here to find some answers also. I am also on oxycontin and am screened monthly by dr. They also found hydrocodone and I don't take it. Dr refused to see me again. I need answers.

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mustang momma Says:
I take 2 40mg oxycontin daily, 2 30mg Adderall, 200-400mg naproxen, and pseudoephedrine as needed for allergies. My dr does urine drug screening and send specimen out to lab for confirmation. They tell me that there is hydrocodone in my system. The screening doesn't show it but it is found in the lab. This has happened 3 times now I have been released from care. I DON'T take hydrocodone. Can anyone tell me why this is happening?????

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Davy Says:
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norco is hydracodone. Hydracodone is metabolized into dilaudid in your body so it comes out pure dilaudid in your urine

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robert L Says:
i am on oxycodone, my urine drug screen came up hydrocodone. how could this happen?

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robert L Says:
the same thing happened to me, i need answers also someone please help..

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Jody witten Says:
norco hydrocodone vicoden can breakdown to hydromorphone also called dilaudid
this is very common.

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