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Drugs causing false negative pregnancy test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I have been having a lot of weight gain lately and been asked if I am pregnant for months now, I was wondering if any medications can cause a pregnancy test to be negative when it should be positive??
Doctor :  
Yes, some medications that can change the hormonal disturbance
Doctor :  
can make urine pregnancy test to come negative.
User :   Do you know where I can find a list of those medications?
Doctor :  
Such as hormonal pills used for birth control.
Doctor :  
May i know you age?
Doctor :  
When was your last menstrual period?
User :   19, i havent had a period for a while, i was on depro prevera, but I switched to a copper coiled IUD
Doctor :   You can get a serun HCG levels done and an abdominal scan done to rule the pregnancy.

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