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can the use of albuterol cause a false positive on a urine

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can the use of albuterol cause a false positive on a urine test?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 4 years ago.
Hello
No albuterol should not cause a false positive.
However, even if you have a false positive now, urine is sent to GC/MS confirmation, which corrects the result..and is accurate.

If the sample was not sent to GC/MS, then there is no good argument that you had a valid test.



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