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Category: Drug Testing
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I took a drug test yesterday for a security job. However, I

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I took a drug test yesterday for a security job. However, I frequently use zzquil and melatonin to sleep during the day cause I work night shift. I was wondering if it would effect my results?
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: I need the test to pass to get the job. I only use my sleep medications no other drugs legal or illegal. It was a urine test
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No that is all.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

zzzquil does contain 10% alcohol

alcohol sometimes is tested for.

but over the counter medications and melatonin should not cause positive results on urine tox screening employment tests.