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I has my 6th spine surgery in late July. The orthopedic

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I has my 6th spine surgery in late July. The orthopedic surgeon took me off all pain medication. A friend gave me some Tramadol to take because I am in so much pain. I have an appt with pain mgt. next week and need to know if I stop taking the Tramadol on 12/4/15 if I will test positive for opiates on 12/9/15?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My orthopedic surgeon had me on Norco. I was just informed that the pain mgt. doctor drug tests all new patients!
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

tramadol will not show up on routine urine tox screen tests looking for opiates.

even if you didn't stop on 12/4, it will not show up.

norco will show up, so don't take norco.

but you should be fine.

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