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Can trazodone drug test false positive for benzos?

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Can trazodone drug test false positive for benzos?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 5 years ago.
Hello from JA

No trazadone typically causes a false positive for amphetamine.

On drug testing, if there are positives, the sample is normally split and sent for confirmatory testing...GC/MS. If this is done..false positives are eliminated.

If it is not done, there is not a good argument that someone has a positive test.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
You did not respond to all of the meds I was taking which I included in the box to type in. I take Invega, Gabapentin, Trazodone, Prozac and Cogentin
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 5 years ago.
gabapentin no

None of your drugs should test for benzos

And even if they did..they would be identified on GC/MS as the correct drug.
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