False Positives

What Can Cause a False Positive for Barbiturates

Barbiturates are a group of drugs that includes, for example, Seconal, Mebaral, Nembutal Sodium and Butisol Sodium. Barbiturates were used as anesthetics, and as a treatment for anxiety and epilepsy. Because barbiturates were found to cause dependence, they are not commonly prescribed nowadays. What Drugs Cause a False Positive for Barbiturates There are certain drugs […]

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What Can Cause a False Positive for Amphetamine

Amphetamines are a group of highly addictive drugs that include, for example, Dextroamphetamine, Levoamphetamine, Lisdexamfetamine and Methamphetamine. Amphetamines are, generally, stimulants of the central nervous system. Amphetamines are indicated to treat 3 disorders, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy and resistant obesity. Amphetamines modulate the levels of 4 hormones, including: serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine, and […]

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False Positive Drug Tests

What is a false positive drug test? It is when your drug test comes out positive for a certain substance (such as Benzodiazepines or Amphetamines), even though you are not taking any illegal drugs. The reason for which this happens is because many prescription medications do have as ingredients substances that can also be found […]

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