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Can urinalysis differentiate Methanphetamine from Dextroamphetamine?

Re: Urinalysis Ability to Differtate Methamphetamine from Dextroamphetamine(Dexidrine) I have been asked to take random 1 month urine testing. I have a prescription for Dexidrine-60mg/day, for my ADD. However, I do not take these. I do however use about 200mg METHamphetamine daily, which is NOT pharmaceutical. I have informed the party requesting the urinalysis that I am taking Dexidrine. I realize the initial urinalysis test will not be able to tell the difference, but my Question is: Are they be able to do further testing with that that urine to determine if it is Dextroamphetamine vs. my illegal Methamphetamine consumption.
Fri, 9 Aug 2019
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Hello,

Yes, the urine drug test can differentiate methamphetamine from Dextroamphetamine.

Dexedrine can be found in the urine after two days from consuming that.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician

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