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I have had no contact with thc for 60 days and still test

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I have had no contact with thc for 60 days and still test positive, why?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no, I take omeprazole, gabapentin. fluoxetine and baclofen
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i get pain injection in my spin for a spinal injury
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: i have had the pain since 1989 due to an injury while serving in the military
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 8 months ago.

Thanks for your question.

This is my initial reply.

Please reply back if you need any clarification.

Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor and it can cause a false positive result for THC in urine.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
are you sure about that?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I don't have another 50 on my card
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 8 months ago.

No problem.That is an automated message.Ignore it if additional service is not needed.

I am pretty sure.

If you wish I can give you a scientific article regarding this.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I really need to know why it is still showing up
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 8 months ago.

Sorry for the late reply.My internet connection was troubling me.

It is not THC which is causing positive result.

Omeprazole is cross reacting with the enzymes in urine test which is causing the false positive result.

Please read the scientific link regarding this false positive.

Please reply if you have any questions after reading this.