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does methadone show up on a standard dot 5 panel urine tes

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does methadone show up on a standard dot 5 panel urine test
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 4 years ago.
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DrThomasMd :

Hello from JA, I think you mean the 5 non dot panel?

DrThomasMd :

This test is a lab-based urine drug screen that detects Marijuana, Cocaine, PCP, Amphetamines, and Opiates

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Customer :

no i mean dot 5 panel .will it show as a opiate

DrThomasMd :

Methadone will non-specifically show up as an opiate. Then they will further test for methadone.

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good luck

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Customer :

the law says that in a dot test only specific drugs can be tested for and reported.,am i safe i am on a program i dont want revield.

DrThomasMd :

The test will detect opiates, and opiates can be reported.

DrThomasMd :

The 9 panel would detect methadone

DrThomasMd :

Actually, I'm looking for a little clarification, one source says methadone will show up as opiates, another, not, give me a few minutes

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Customer :

i have gotten differnt responses about this. some doctors say they have to specificly test for methadone.could you research further thanks sorry this is very important to me

DrThomasMd :

Yes, I think there is a specific metabolite that has to be tested for and have verified a couple of sources. Let me do a few more

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DrThomasMd :

It's a specific compound called EDDP that would have to be tested for

DrThomasMd :

You don't get to this until the 9 panel dot, or 10 panel non-dot

DrThomasMd :

For double verification, talk to a toxicologist

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1-800-222-1222.

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Good luck

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THANK-YOU !!! I CAN SLEEP BETTER NOW.

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You are welcome, please remember to accept answer. Find me for any questions in the future, just ask in title. Good luck again

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