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What prescription drug shows up as cocaine in a urine drug

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what prescription drug shows up as cocaine in a urine drug test?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 7 years ago.

Unfortunately, there aren't many drugs that come up as a false-positive for cocaine.

These include coca-leaf teas.

Topical anesthetic that contain cocaine (used often for nasal surgery)

And certainly if there is a concern that this is a false test -- then the second sample of urine is sent for the confirmatory testing, which is nearly 100% accurate.

Expert:  Dr. Johnny Ray Ellison replied 7 years ago.

Generally no prescription drugs will show up as Cocaine.

There have been cases where certain herbal "coca" tea will yeld a postive cocaine test.