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Do painkillers affect drug test results?

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Dr. Soujanya


Practicing since :2008

Answered : 608 Questions

Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 in Drug Abuse
Question: If you took a pain pill 20 hours before you took a drug test will you pass your drug test it's a swab test
Answered by Dr. Soujanya 19 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, we can pass, it doesn't matter

Detailed Answer:

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

I have gone through your query and understand your concern whether taking painkiller would affect the drug test.

I can say, definitely not as pain pathway is mostly different, so nothing to worry.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
Follow up: Dr. Soujanya 11 hours later
what about if you took at adderal
Answered by Dr. Soujanya 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Aderall can be detected in urine for 2- 4 days after ingestion.

Detailed Answer:

But infact adderall is amphetamine, that is cerebral stimulant, which may decrease the threshold of pain perception.

But pain killers doesn't have any role in interference of drug test.

Aderall can interfere urine drug test, that it can be detected for 2-4 days after ingestion.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr. Soujanya, Psychiatrist
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