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Hydrocodone not detected in test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   ok
User :   first i had cancer about a year and a half ago
User :   i take a lot of medicine
User :   i was on norco
User :   and i just moved and it was packed up
User :   i couldn't find it for about a week or so
Doctor :   K..
Doctor :   norco ?
User :   when i did find it i called it in to be refilled and took the last one in the bottle it was at about 9 pm
User :   norco is hydrocodone
User :   vicodin
User :   same thing
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   well i told my doctor what happend then they go we are going to give you a drug screen
User :   my drug screen was at 8:30
User :   am
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   they told me that there was NO hydrocodone in my body
User :   I know for a fact i took it
User :   i don't know why it wasn't there
User :   they now said that they are going to drop me as a patient what can i do
User :   i don't know if they mixed it with someone else
User :   or what happend
User :   i am offended
User :   there has to be something i can do
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   please help
User :   dont i have rights
Doctor :   The drug would have not been in your sample since it would have been metabolized..
User :   huh
User :   explain more
User :   im confused
Doctor :   The drug once taken will be absorbed by the mucosa
Doctor :   in the intestines and taken into the blood stream..
Doctor :   form there it would go into the liver and there it will be altered in the
User :   see they said the urine test is 99.9 percent acuret and because i took it the night before it would show up
Doctor :   yes its accurate..
User :   then why wasn't it there
Doctor :   Probably metabolized.
User :   i took it less then 12 hours prior to the test
Doctor :   Else the quantity was insufficient that which you took..
User :   do I have any right to have a re take the test
User :   i took one pill it was a 750 for codiene
Doctor :   Absorption form the gut is rapid and even quickly metabolized too.
User :   does that mean it may have allready worked its way out of my system
Doctor :   Probably you could have gone for another test at the same time..
User :   is it possible they planed on droping me no matter what
User :   would i beable to call my regular doctor for a re test
Doctor :   I cannot comment on that issue..
User :   and re get a referal and let him do it
Doctor :   sure it will help.. you to reinforse the point..
Doctor :   Reinforce..
User :   i have trouble comprehending can you please explain that a little bit
Doctor :   call ypour regular doctor for a re test
User :   okay
User :   you were good help thankyou
Doctor :   hat will only reinforce the point and help them take you back in..
User :   okay
Doctor :   Fill this form and tell me when done..
User :   okay done
User :   thankyou have a nice afternoon
Doctor :   Any further help form us..
Doctor :   Sure you too take care it will be fine..
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