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DrRussMd, Board Certified Physician
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I am a truck driver and I take my digoxin the come up on

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Good morning yes I am a truck driver and I take my digoxin the come up on urinalysis for drug screen as positive for methamphetamine
JA: OK. The Psychologist will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Psychologist can help you best.
Customer: Comparing this Pharmaceutical 2 Street methamphetamine do they show the same result for a drug test urine. 5 panel
JA: Is there anything else the Psychologist should be aware of?
Customer: Yes I was taking my desoxyn drug screen 5 panel drugs of abuse for employment. Came back positive for methamphetamine it's just possible and it's just what usually happen
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


On an official drug test any positive is sent for GC/MS confirmation.

This eliminates false positives.

If they did not do the confirmatory testing, they can not report a valid positive.

If they did do it, then it would have identified the actual drugs, not false positives.

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