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I tested positive oxazepam but never took it. I am on Xanax

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I tested positive oxazepam but never took it. I am on Xanax and clonazepam
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Xanax, adderall, clonazepam, lexapro
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Sorry, phone messed up. I also take hyperthyroid medication and Norco periodically for dental pain
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: No allergies
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 1 year ago.

Hello this is Dr. Salama MD,

Oxazepam is a metabolite of clonazepam.

This means that your liver breaks down the medication and is released as oxazepam in your urine.

This is normal and not a sign of abuse.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

If not, please don't forget to leave a positive rating as that's the only way I get credit for answering your question.

Thank you!

Expert:  Michael Salama replied 12 months ago.

Is there anything else I can help you with today?

If not, please don't forget to leave a rating, thanks!