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Was taking Oxcycodone HCL and Lyrica for Nerve damage

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Was taking Oxcycodone HCL and Lyrica for Nerve damage extreme pain pending nerve block treatment. New doctor gave me Oxycodone Acetaminophen now I test postive for Morphine? Which I have never taken, googling it appears that this drug can go through the kidneys and produce a false positive? Any advice, links direction?
Now I'm being told that I have to go get tested again, and its like they dont know about what I have read?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 3 months ago.

Hi. I amCustomerWelcome to Just Answer and thank you for the question.
I'm reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply.

Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 3 months ago.

Oxycodone is opiod analgesic and this gives false positive result for Morphine .

If you have been tested positive for Morphine , you should show prescription of Oxycodone to you testing authority .

Regards .

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Do you know if there is a spcific test they need to use?
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 3 months ago.

Well this depends on the Oxycodone to leave the system till that this will be positive , you should wait to repeat test .

Oxycodone is detectable in blood tests for roughly 24 hours , in saliva tests for 1-2 days , urine tests 3-4 days and hair tests up to 90 days .

If you are going for blood or urine test you should wait for a week after taking last dose of Oxycodone to show negative test .

Regards ***** ***** luck .

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