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I went to my family dr for thyroid panels since thyroid issues run in my family and to talk about my lack of motivation, my low energy my inability to remain focused. While there my heart rate was 120 and up. I am 27 and healthy so my heart rate alarmed him. My blood work came back normal and I had to take a urine test. I had taken two of my mom's aderall 3 days before to see if they may be part of my issue. My sister and mom are both add. He informed me my urine test tested positive for amphetamine which I'm not prescribed. I skipped my next appt out of fear and he has called my house asking for a returned call. What do I do
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Board Certified and I have 30 years of patient experience and I am here to help you today. I'm sorry you are concerned about telling your doctor that you took your mom's Aderral. Since your test was positive, just tell your doctor, I'm certain there will be no consequences for you. You should be able to be honest with your doctor. Call the office and make an appointment so you can discuss your feelings/symptoms and be able to get better.

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