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I take 1 mg of lorazepam every night at bedtime. I had a

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I take 1 mg of lorazepam every night at bedtime. I had a once yearly urine test because I am given narcotics for chronic pain management. This test did not show positive for Lorazepam whe I took it the evening before at bedtime around 1130 pm. Now my Dr. Wants to have me come in and explain. I take the lorazepam every night at bedtime. Why did my urine not show positive for the lorazepam. I also take acetaminophen in the form of a Percocet tablet and the acetaminophen did not show up either but the oxycodone did??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 1 year ago.

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the acetaminophen did not show up because it is not tested for while the oxycodone is.

As to the lorazepam not showing up that is very weird..... if you take it every evening, as well as the night before the drug test, I can not figure out how it could not show up.

Unfortunately, your MD is going to think that you are not taking it based on this result.

Your best bet is to just tell the truth. If you do this your doctor will understand.

Does this make sense to you?

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