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Will amoxycillin give false positive result for cocaine?

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Posted on Fri, 1 Aug 2014
Question: If you take amoxycillin will urine test positive for cocaine?
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Poola (9 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No

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Some claimed that there can be (about 2 to 5%) false positive results for cocaine metabolites. However, there is also research eeidence which proved that such positive results are not due to amoxycillin. You can review this article at following link.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/0000

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Will amoxycillin give false positive result for cocaine?

Brief Answer: No Detailed Answer: Hello, Thank You for consulting HealthcareMagic! Some claimed that there can be (about 2 to 5%) false positive results for cocaine metabolites. However, there is also research eeidence which proved that such positive results are not due to amoxycillin. You can review this article at following link. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/0000 Stay healthy and thank you for consulting! You can contact me again anytime, if you need clarifications or further assistance in future. Kindly rate the answer if you are satisfied.