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Experience:  MBBS,DTM&H( Univ of Liverpool),34yrs experience in practice
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What medications can cause a positive result for cocaine in

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What medications can cause a positive result for cocaine in a urine drug test
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: P625-3 c.o.c. Drug screen (11) and yes it's a time sensitive issue
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Recently kidney stones bladder infections dyshidrotic ecema took prednisone for many months candida issues (large)
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Vakul Aren replied 19 days ago.

I am Dr. Aren and I will help with your query.Penicillin derived antibiotics like Ampicillin and Amoxicillin are reported to test false positive for cocaine.Local anaesthetics containing cocaine can test positive , very rarely certain chronic liver and renal diseases can also cause false positive tests for cocaine in the urine . In all other cases it will usually be cocaine testing positive for cocaine.