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I take medically prescribed Xanax. I took 1/2 of a .5 mg

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Hi. I take medically prescribed Xanax for anxiety. I took 1/2 of a .5 mg pill Tuesday at 8 am and had a drug test 5 panel for employment at 12 yesterday and am concerned Xanax will show up
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Xanax metabolite can be detectable for upto 4 days even with 0.25 mg dose.

Hence it may show up in your drug screen test.

If you have a valid prescription, You can show that to your employer or Medical reviewing officer ( MRO).

That should not be a problem.
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