What Medicine Can Cause A False Positive For Methamphetamine Hair Follicle Test

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Sheila Says:


I had a hair follicle test done and it came back positive for amphetamines, and methamphetamine. I was wanting to know if any of the medicines I have been taken can cause a false positive. I have taken adderall, Advil, ibuprofen 800 mg, excedrin migraine, Zantac, night quil, Tylenol, aspirin, Xanax, midol, robaxin, and Abilify. Any information you can give me will be helpful. Thank you for your time.




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diane Says:

It doesnot mean u did anything or took anything. The test is false if u know u did not use.

Mygrandson tested pos in two hair tests for morphine and morphine and oxycontin. That was impossiblr. I had samples retested both were CLEAN

Cps dismisssed the case but damage was done

You know you trusr ur self fight for what u know to be true.



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ivee Says:

Adderall is an amphetamine, it will show up as such in a test, it does in my urine testing so I know that for sure. I don't honestly know why your test would come up specifically as having methamphetamine as well, I know hair tests are usually more specific and accurate but I'm not knowledgeable enough to tell you if adderall will show up as both for some reason, maybe due to the synthetic nature or the way the body will metabolize it? I'm unsure. I would call the maker of the brand of adderall you take as well as the drug testing company you used for more info on that. Also, have you ever taken a methamphetamine? I have heard hair tests can get results back from something done years ago depending on the test/substance, etc. but I haven't personally researched that so I don't want to attest to the accuracy of that statement lol. Just an idea that came to mind that may or may not help explain your result :) Good luck figuring it out! Oh my goodness...I'm a dunce. I just looked at the date of your post and it's been such a long time you probably already got it worked out, but I'll still post in case others are looking for the same answer or in case you get notified of responses and will come back to let me know what caused it because now I'm curious lol.

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crissy Says:
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I tested positive for methamphetamine on a hair follicle test the lab that cps sent me to states only meth will show as meth but I am not a user!! I take phentermine and celexa..I need help on if this would cause a positive result..I have now lost my 4 children and my youngest is in state custody...please help me??

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Steve Says:

The DFS had me do a hair follicle test and it came back as positive for methamphetamine. I have never used methamphetamine. I take a prescription for prostrate and for sinuses and some others. DFS has taken my granddaughter from our home. My question is what prescriptions will give a false positive reading? I need help fast. She is scared. Please help me. POPA

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marykryan Says:

I test positive for methamphetamine is it my medications iam on ,,, Norco clonazepam oxycodone tramadol albuterol inhalers and more

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Stacy Says:

Will zantac give me a false positive on a drug test?...I also have hep c.

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Sherry Says:

Did you have your grandsons hair re-tested or the sample CPS already took retested?

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Veronica Says:
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Zantac caused your false positive. It did the same thing to me.

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mjsgirl1221 Says:

Phentermine will give a positive result every time...a friend of mine just went through this same instance and is in process of getting her children reinstated to her custody

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Johnny Says:
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I took methamphetamine 1-time 130 days ago (about 1/5 gm), then 1-time about 100 days ago (about gm), then 1-time about 65 days ago (about 3/4 gm). Will I pass a hair follicle test 75 days clean?

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Erbie Says:
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My name is Erbie and CPS took my kids because they say that I was dirty for methamphetamine and I have never done drugs in my life. So what do I do?

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juggler Says:
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I work with methyl based chemicals In a paint and body shop could these cause a false positive on a hair drug test

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Ang Says:
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Get a copy of the script where you got the diet pills. As long as they were legal, Court can't hold it against you. I went through the same thing. Now i'm in a jam with my doctor i've had for 14 years. I ordered energy pills online and it showed methamphetamine so she discharged me.

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Cilly Says:
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I can believe that. I know for a fact my husband does not do drugs. He's on nasacort or flonase and depending on our budget equate allergy relief; and he has to use nose spray due to pollop. He's had 3 sinus surgeries. Hardly ever takes headache meds. But he failed for methamphetamine and then they said he was using now. It's so sickening when you know that it's not true and someone messed up. So we went do nail samples today, paid out our pocket $250.00 just to show them he's innocent. But now he has no job and there's nothing we can do about it. So I know where your coming from.

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Shane Phillips Says:

My son takes adderall Xr 15 mg i am currently going through a Cps case both my kids where taken back on May the 25th of 2017 because they said my sons hair follicle came back positive for methamphetamine but my 4 yr old daughters hair follicle come back fine please help me

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Daisy Says:
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That's the adderall coming up as methamphetamine in his hair follicle. They should know that instead of putting you through all that BS.

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Michael Says:

I just tested positive for methamphetamine from a hair follicle test I had done on 06-016-2017. Does anyone know if my spiriva inhaler I take once a day will produce a positive test? I know I haven't done no drugs and am very upset about this positive test.

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Jellybean Says:
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I too have been thru CPS because of an abusive boyfriend and when they came to my house I passed my urine test. They then told me I had to take a hair test (I later found out that is illegal if you pass your initial test and it falls under the search and seizure laws cause hair and nail test go back for so long they can't prove you did anything wrong while your child was present or if it was an old habit that you recovered from). Anyways, I took the hair test and failed for methamphetamine. I then took a nail test and failed for the same thing. They gave me a urine test all the time and kept failing me for the same thing. I had taken it in the past but I knew I hadn't in a long time. so me and my family along with my lawyer decided to have independent tests run. I cut all the dead off my hair and went and had a my own hair test done and every time they would fail me with a urine test I would immediately leave and go to the hospital and have another done...my case was thrown out of court and my daughter was returned. Remember the labs CPS use works for them and I have yet to meet a CPS worker that genuinely wants to see everything work out in a positive way. Good luck to all of you. Don't ever stop fighting the good fight!

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LTJ Says:

Adderall does NOT contain methamphetamine. It contains 2 versions of amphetamine and 2 versions of dextroamphetamine. It is 75% Dextro-isomer and 25% Levo-isomer. The reason that some tests flag Adderall users for Methamphetamine use, 'could' be that the drug tests used are the cheapest available (purchased by the local county, so do the math) and the tests might use a quick-n-dirty method of looking for street stimulants, which might be to flag anything that's close to being racemic (50-50 between D and L isomers). Adderall is 75-25 D-L so that may be close enough for amateurs, and let's be clear, many of the people interpreting these test results (while possibly good counselors, etc) could probably not pass a college chemistry course, even if their life depended on it.

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Desperate j Says:
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Hi. Me and my husband don't do drugs. I am a recovering addict, however cps took our daughter and we have passed our drug test screens that were urine but the hair follicle test came back positive for methamphetamine and amphetamines. We go to court in two weeks. CPS wants another hair test. I take meds from my doctor that will show false positive. What can I do to get our daughter back at upcoming court?

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