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Give been prescribed a mouth wash that contains I believe

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Give been prescribed a mouth wash that contains I believe 11.1% alcohol. I've been using it several times a day for several weeks.will this make me flunk my UA for alcohol?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I take a thyroid rx. Effexor, nor on 10mg as needed, Xanax as needed (but rarely take more than 2- 50 mg a month and chlorhexidine0.12% oral rinse at least three times a day
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your question.

You need to inform the testing authority about use of this prescription mouthwash you are using and you should show them your prescription.

This would protect you against any alcohol detected in urinalysis.

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