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Can you test positive for methamphetamines if you were

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can you test positive for methamphetamines if you were taking clod medicine and a had a kidney infection at the same time.
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Customer: for about a 10 days prior to my physical I was taking Claritin D, Dristan cold tablets, Ibuprofen, aspirin, acetaminophen, Nasal spray, cough syrup, Throzodone, oxycodone. The lab called me and said I had Amphetamines not methamphetamines in my specimen. the second lab said it was methamphetamines. I did have blood in my urine at the time of the physical so I may have had a kidney infection. I do not use illegal drugs, so how do I prove my it was a false positive
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

Yes, you can test positive at any time

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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