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My husband takes phentermine and had a scheduled drug test

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My husband takes phentermine and had a scheduled drug test at work, the results shows methamphetamine as well as amphetamine. We are not sure how are why that would happen?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Dr. Cameron replied 2 years ago.
I am one of the drug testing experts
This is actually not that uncommon. Phenteramine frequently gives a false positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine on the drug screening test. They are structurally similar. But for the work test,
If there is a positive, they will send it for confirmatory testing and that will show he has not been using methamphetamine or amphetamine
I hope that this helped
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Expert:  Dr. Cameron replied 2 years ago.
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