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Experience:  Board Certified NP, MS, RN. 25 years private practice & hospitalist
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I smoked some marijana and I am going to take a over the

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I smoked some marijana and I am going to take a over the counter detox medicine. I have epilepsy and take meds fo it. Will a detox also detox my medicine (vimpat, gabipentin, clodipan, fluoxtine)
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: not allergic. sent meds in previous post
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: nothing
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 month ago.


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Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 month ago.

The "detoxes" are diuretics which flush the kidneys. They may slightly lower your medication levels. More of concern is that they cause alterations in the specific gravity and creatinine level of the urine which tip off the testers that there is a problem with the urine.

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Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 month ago.

Did you have additional questions about this? If not, I would appreciate a rating (hopefully a "5") since that is the only way we receive credit for answering questions.


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