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Does cadizem/diltiazem cause false positive for methdone?

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will cadizem/diltiazem cause a false positive for methdone
Posted Tue, 15 Oct 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Robert Galamaga 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Not possible

Detailed Answer:
These medications are calcium channel blockers. They would not cause a false positive test result.

Lab instruments are very sensitive and would not confuse a calcium channel blocker for methadone.

Dr Galamaga
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Follow-up: Does cadizem/diltiazem cause false positive for methdone? 9 minutes later
would it cause a false positive in a quick cup cardezem/diltiazem these medicines have some of the same compounds as methadone
Answered by Dr. Robert Galamaga 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
Again no

Detailed Answer:
These compounds would not disturb the test result
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