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My son is in jail for a failed UA. They ruled out Vicoden Which

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My son is in jail for a failed UA. They ruled out Vicoden Which one of these other meds caused the test to say he is on cocaine? 1.carbamazepine 2.ventolin HFA INH 3. CLONAZEPAM 4.PANTOPRAZOLE 5.LEVOTHYROXINE
Submitted: 7 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr Bhumika replied 7 years ago.

I have tried to find which of the drugs indicated would be cause a false positive:

Of the drugs mentioned, it seems only Carbamazepine may have a false positive that is to say that this drug may cause to say that he is on cocaine while he only taking carbamazepine.

Please note that different tests may have different false positive drugs.
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