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Does Methamphetamine show up in a regular blood test?

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Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: why would a doctor find meth in a regula cbc test for a Ablation surgery? and I had blood work done 2.5 weeks ago and I'm very anemic. do to my bleeding for 3.5 months. I've been getting my blood work regularly because I have no thyroid for 7 years. and they put me on depo to help stop or less on I know my iron levels and still very low and should probably
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Hello, and thanks for your question.

Methamphetamine can only be detected in a urine test. This may be a false positive. Do you take any prescription stimulants such as Adderall, Ritalin, or Vyvanse? These show up as methamphetamine sometimes.

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