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Suggest suitable medication for a problem in metabolism

I just took a pre-employment drug test and prescribed Klonopin 0.5mg PRN. After reading around, it seems these drug tests will detect 200ng/mL. If I took 0.5mg of Klonopin once per day for 3 out of 5 days leading up to my drug test, will that be detected in the 200ng/mL? What does 200ng/mL equal? I m 5 7 , 130lbs, fast metabolism. I know this should be a non-issue since it s prescribed, but I didn t think to mention it for the drug test and will not be excited to have to explain it if they even give me the chance.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hello,

Which drug did you get positive? Klonopin is a benzodiazepine used for anxiety or insomnia etc.

Better to don't use it if you have any metabolic problem please consult your endocrinologist he will examine and treat you accordingly.

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

Take care

Regards,
Dr Penchila Prasad Kandikattu , Internal Medicine Specialist
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