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A. Schuyler, NP, Nurse Practitioner
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Experience:  Board Certified NP, MS, RN. 25 years private practice & hospitalist
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I was in an on the job accident. Workmans comp. has been

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I was in an on the job accident. Workmans comp. has been treating me. For one year six mo. they have treated me with vicadin/lortab. Now they want me to have a blood test,drug abuse screen II. They took me off of them one week ago. I dont understand them since they prepscrived them for me. My question is this. How long will it take for it not to show up in my blood?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 6 years ago.


Welcome to Just Answer and thanks for your question. They should not be detectable after more than 2-3 days.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Do you understand why wk. comp. would want me to take a blood test for drug abuse screen II (3270) ? The wreck hurt my neck and they now have me on tramadol HCL. If they think im an addit they are wrong becaose I am a proud grand day of seven grand childern that I love. Maybe wk. comp. is just trying to get rid of me since

I am costing them.

Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 6 years ago.

It is a regular practice to do drug screens on people who have been on narcotic medications to make sure they are taking only the drugs prescribed for them. I wouldn't think it was anything more than routine.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Im hoping that that is it and you have helped me very much I thankyou and I will hit Accept Answer. Thank You have a good life!
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 6 years ago.

You're so very welcome. Good luck to you!

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