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I was just had a urine test testing. Test was inconclusive.

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I was just had a urine test for drug testing. Test was inconclusive. They told me they would have to send out for further testing. I am on the perscription pantaprozal. Will this give a false read? I have heard it will. I have been on this for 3 years. I do not do any type of drugs.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

are you taking pantoprazole? this is to decrease stomach acid

this usually doesn't cause inconclusive urine drug screening tests

did you drink a lot of water prior to the urine tests? this can often cause too dilute urine and can cause inconclusive tests.