Can Suboxone Cause A False Positive For Benzos

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False Positive for Benzos
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I take suboxone and paxil. When my doctor gave me a drug test it came back positive for Benzos. I dont no why please please help me.... ## Hi Mandy, Although I haven't located any details confirming the possibility of a false positive for Benzos from either of those medications, I do believe that it's still a strong possibility due to the faulty standard drug tests they use today. A lot of these standardized drug tests have a fairly high false-positive response, where it seems as though anything is likely to show up. To my knowledge, false positives are known to occur on them anywhere from 4 to 50% of the time. Have you asked your doctor about getting re-tested? I hope you can get this sorted out! These false reports just put too much stress on patients who are simply taking the... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Sep 26 '13, 3:33 PM
can suboxone cause a false positive oxycodone
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I was tested for oxicodone and it also showed positive for subaxon is that common mix up ## Dear Mike, did u take any suboxone? They r both opiates, but, they should come up desperate. When my Dr. Tests me, he tests 4 opiates and suboxone. (2 seperate tests.) I don't know what could have happened ? R u sure u didn't accidentally take suboxone? I just never heard of such a thing. ## Dear Mike, P.S. After doing some research, it can happen. It's happened 2 other people. I would sit down and talk 2 you're Dr. Or whoever is in charge and explain yourself. But, like I said earlier, they r usually done separately. (The 2 tests) sometimes, the Dr. Will do a panel of a few different tests. ( benzos, opiates, soboxone, meth, cocaine) GOOD LUCK! ## Please expand on who and where a... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Sat, May 10 '14, 7:51 AM
lyrica false positive for benzos
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Hi, i have been taking lyrica for two months and I would like to know if it can cause a false positive for benzos on a dip stick drug test? ## Would lyrica with nuroton with suboxone cause a false positive for benzo ## Would nuroton with suboxone cause false positive for benzo ...
Updated 8 months ago in Lyrica.
Tue, Jun 21 '16, 6:20 PM
False Positive On Drug Test For Benzos
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I take 10 mg Lexapro, 3 mg Melatonin, and Loratab 10/500 daily and tested pos for Benzo.. . Can any of these medications cause the false positive results? ## Is there any "common" way, (like lots of water or vitamins) to flush benzos out of your system within 20 days? I took 1-2mg of xanax for a week and I have a UA with my suboxone Dr in 20 days. I found out (internet) just how dangerous the xanax can be when taken with suboxone so I wouldn't do that again but yikes, I have already had a false pos for eating poppy seeds, and a false pos for THC! I never use weed, EVER, hate, hate, hate the feeling it gives me so I don't need a pos for benzo's, especially after the last two. And this time I am guilty. I took em and now Im kinda freakin out. Help, please. Oh and I als... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Lexapro.
Sun, Sep 08 '13, 1:56 AM
false positive urine drug test for benzos
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Been trying to get into a suboxone program. Already in 1 but this 1 is thru the VA & I get my meds free there so I'm sooo happy 2 get out of this civilian clinic. I've had two drug screens & the following are the results: + sub, + thc, & + benzos. The THC, says my nurse, is OK as long as my levels continue to drop. I used to take a lot of benzos but I've been trying for 4-5 yrs to get a spot at VA & I CANT mess this opportunity up. Benzos continue to show up on my drug screens & there's no reason they should! I read that some sleeping meds can cause a false positive. Is it true? I take prozac, remeron & seroquel q noc. Would one of those meds cause a false positive? ## I thougjt seraqaul i no i spelt it wrong but i thought it was a benzo . ...
Updated 1 year ago in Xanax.
Sun, Jun 07 '15, 6:18 PM
false positive for benzos urine drug screen
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I am worried sick... I have been going to a suboxone doc for over a year and half now. Been very proud of myself for staying clean. This last Monday I went for my usual monthly checkup and urine drug screen and for the first time it showed that I was dirty for benzos. I have never taken any benzos on purpose or accident. The only other things i have been taking along with my suboxone are otc pain relievers such as midol, aleve and ibuprofin(all generic brands) i go back the day after tomorrow to find out what the lab results will show. My thing is if my test showed benzos and I haven't taken any then how can I trust any test?? ## can you please tell me what happened? i had the exact same thing happen to me, i tested positive thursday and have to retest this morning, i am too on the ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Jan 21 '17, 3:02 AM
False Positive for Benzos - Will the find subutex?
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Hello, I need urgent and immediate (and hopefully accurate and detailed) help. I will take what I can get. I have been taking subutex (and some suboxone for months. But for the last few I take tiny pieces of subutex daily to keep my tolerance down. I am on juvenile Probation and have a typical Urine Test 2-3 times a week. I always pass. Well this week, the Bactrum DS I took for a UTI made me have a false positive for Benzos. I informed my caseworker that it was most definatly the bactum and denied taking any benzos (because i didn't) and accordingly my urine was sent to "the lab" Now I am quite terrified because I don't know if the lab testing to see if I did or did not take benzos will also discover I'm taking subutex. I don't know there methods, if they solely ... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Subutex.
Mon, Dec 19 '16, 6:06 PM
can bactrim cause a false positive drug test
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I take bactrim and alieve and don't do any drugs and had a positive drug screen for suboxone and benzos is this common? ## I also just pissed hot for benzos , and I'm only taking bactrim ...
Updated 8 months ago in Bactrim.
Fri, Jun 24 '16, 2:52 PM
False Positive for Benzodiazepines
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I have been testing positive for benzos and i cant figure out why. I have been taking suboxone & Ondansetron & promethazine. Thats it. If i fail another drug test, then my doctor is gonna kick me out. If anybody knows of any common substances, prescription or over the counter medications please inform me. Thanks ## I checked the prescription medications that you listed, but none of them are known to cause false positives for Benzodiazepines. However, it can be caused by Benadryl or anything that contains its active ingredient Diphenhydramine, such as Tylenol PM, Advil PM or the store brand/generic equivalents. There are also many Chinese herbal remedies on the market, such as those for weight loss and relaxation/sleep that have been found to contain them as undeclared drug ingre... ...
Updated 13 days ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Mar 09 '17, 1:00 PM
False positive benzo urine
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Hi I've been on suboxone for 18 months now, have never had a dirty urine in this entire time and today I saw my gp and he informed me I tested positive to benzos? My past habit was opiates, I can't understand how or why i tested positive! I've not taken anything but my prescribed avanza and my subs. So confused this has never happened before. I started on 32mg I'm now down to 2mg every second day, I've worked hard to get here n I'm shocked with this result. Any info or help would be really appreciated :( ...
Updated 2 years ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Dec 04 '14, 4:21 PM
False Positive Urine Screens
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can cough medicine cause a false positive for benzos ? i am on suboxone and took some cough medicine and came up dirty for benzos and i have never touched them at all and know im in fear that i may lose my suboxone from this !!!! PLEASE HELP ## What type of cough medicine? There are many on the market, so I can't help you without knowing the brand name or ingredients that were in it. Learn more drug test details here. As to the test, did they send it out to an actual lab to have it tested further? Because that more precise testing should distinguish what you've actually taken and eliminated false positives. ## no they did not send it to a lab they had me come in a few days later and take another urine screen i was taking nyquil cold and cough . my urine screen was negative for b... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Oct 29 '12, 2:18 PM
False Positive Benzodiazepines
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I have been taking suboxone for almost a year and had to move to a new doc. They drug tested me and said I tested positive for benzos. The funny thing is I have not taken ANY benzos. I have to go take another test today at 5 and I am scared s**tless cuz they said if benzos are still in my system then they can not see me. Knowing that I haven't taken any benzos makes me wonder if I might still test positive for it again. I did take some cough syrup and some percs but that is it. What could cause this? ## Well, it could be something in the cough syrup, some of them, such as NyQuil and a few others contain ingredients that will cause a false positive for other substances. Do you remember what kind of cough syrup you took or what was in it? I will gladly look it up for you to check. ## ... ...
Updated 4 days ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Mar 18 '17, 2:29 PM
false positive on drug test for benzodiazepines/valium
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I tested positive today and last monday for benzodiazepines at my suboxone doctor. He's testing me again next monday and i'm kicked out if it's dirty. I took one valium to help me sleep when i was withdrawing about 8-9 days ago, so i understand the first test being dirty. The only things i have taken other than suboxone the last week and a half is ibuprofen, and energy drinks (mio). Can someone please help me understand why i'm getting this false positive and how to correct it? ## I also go to a suboxone doctor. I took a 10mg valium 12/2/15 before I was going to start the program. I was dirty for benzos my first lab test which was taken 12/16/15. My doc did not tell me about this and on 12/18 he did give me my first dose of suboxone. My test lab test was 12/22/15 and aga... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Valium.
Thu, Aug 04 '16, 5:21 PM
Sumatriptin Succinate Generic For Imitrex Showing Up Positive On Drug Test For Suboxone Patient
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Can sumatriptin succinate 25mg, generic for imitrex, show up as a positive benzo on a drug test for a patient who is on Suboxone? ## No, neither Imitrex, nor the generic Sumatriptan are listed as being known to cause false positives for Benzodiazepines. Learn more Imitrex details here. Were you taking anything else, even over the counter products? ## not to misled anyone bc i am not a dr but i am taking imitrex myself and also had a positive test for benzos and i know i havent taken any.... ## what would show up on a hair follicle test if im taking sumatriptan succ., ketorolac and had morphine in the ER? ## I have had Imitrex show up on drug screens too ## What drugs can make you positive for soboxone.I never took the drug before. ## I am also on imitrex shot. same problems. very frustr... ...
Updated 11 days ago in Imitrex.
Sat, Mar 11 '17, 2:06 PM
positive benzo test
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Hello I am on suboxone, and tested positive for benzos which I do not take BC there is a zero tolerance policy against them ... I am prescribed adderol neurotin Prozac and recently atarax ... I heard that antihistamines can cause a false positive is this true or could any other combo of my meds cause this to happen ...
Updated 4 years ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Feb 18 '13, 6:21 PM
Gabapentin false drug test
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I have to take a urine drug test weekly and it gets sent off to a lab to be double checked. The last 3 weeks it says I failed for Gabapentin. I have not taken that kind of medicine my whole life. The only medication I am taking is Suboxone. Can someone please tell me why or how this is happening? ## I can tell you that some people that have been in jail have tested positive for cocaine while taking Gabapentin. They have actually stopped giving it to people in jail for this reason. I don't know the truth in this but I was told that Gabapentin pulls false positives constantly! Sometimes for benzos other times for cocaine. You tell me why? If there's a doctor out there please respond! So people that say you cannot test positive for other drugs are wrong!!! ...
Updated 3 months ago in Gabapentins.
Wed, Nov 30 '16, 10:05 PM
Dicyclomine/Bentyl drug screen
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I am taking 20 mg and I was wondering if this medication can cause a false positive for benzos? I just took a drug screen yesterday and it read positive for benzos, but I don't take them. ## Hey let me tell you the exact same thing just happened to me today at my suboxone doctors office. I was racking my brain trying to figure out why benzodiazepines showed up in my drug screen because I hadn't taken anything but immodium ad and bentyl other than my suboxone. But my doctor said it could have been the immodium (loperamide) but I completely forgot to tell him I took the bentyl also until I had already left his office. I Hope this helps someone else ?? ...
Updated 3 months ago in Bentyl.
Tue, Nov 22 '16, 8:00 PM

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