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Unread 05-28-2009, 05:27 PM   #1
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Hi all, I am looking for any and all help with this. I just had a drug screen for a injury at work and the screen had "interference" from something. I'm thinking the "interference was the Requip or stalevo I'm taking, or even the azilect. I do not want to disclose my illness to my employer, does anyone have any info about false positives and non disclosure????? i now need to repeat the test, and I'm feeling desperate to preserve my confidentiality. thanks
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Unread 05-28-2009, 05:36 PM   #2
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Many of the screening tests have false positives.

Even poppy seeds on bagels or other baked goods can give an
opiate positive.

Decongestants can give a false positive for amphetamine.

If you Google false positive on urine screening tests, there are many sites that explain this.

If you passively inhale secondary marijuana smoke, it can read positive too.
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The first the links/references contain virtually the same information. The last one has Parkinson's specific drugs listed. If you take any of these, you might want to consult a pharmacist to see how long the drug remains in your body.

So sorry you are having to put up with the stress in your work life. Good luck!

Medications & Substances Causing False Positives

AskDocWeb.com...False Positives

Wikipedia...False Positive


Scroll half way down this web page for the chart that contains these:
Potential agents causing false-positive result
Amantadine / Symmetrel--Treats Asian flu (Anti-viral) and Parkinson's
Deprenyl / Carbex, Eldepryl--Treats Parkinson's
Selegiline / Eldepryl--MAO inhibitor used to treat Parkinson's
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