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Im on workers comp, taking both mms contin and oxycodone.

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im on workers comp, taking both mms contin and oxycodone.
the ins co requested a urine sample stating positive on morphine but no oxycodone. i take both drugs. is this unusual?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi

No that isn't unusual since the drug screen tests for morphine but not for oxycodone which is a synthetic opiate and can only be detected when the test is specific for it

So it isn't surprising that there was only the morphine detected in your sample

Let me know if you need any more information please