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Nicotine patches and urine

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Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

I have a pre-employment nicotine screening tomorrow for a hospital. Since I haven't smoked in years, but I do use nicotine patches. Will this show up in the nicotine test? If so, will the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

Hi, I have a cotinine urine test for a pre-employment screening at XXXXXXX Clinic in 4 weeks. I ... and quit only yesterday. The urine cotinine test is in 4 weeks. I have few questions: 1. What ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kathy Robinson ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. G.Srinivasan MD

, so will the nicotine affect his urine test results? His mother is telling him that if he keeps ..., but he wants to keep on smoking cigarettes. Therefore, what are the effects of nicotine on an... View answer

Answered by : Dr. G.Srinivasan ( Urologist)
Dr. Sundar Gnanavel MD

I smoke about 15 cigarettes a day. I have tried to quit several times without success.Are nicotine patches or nicotine gums advisable. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sundar Gnanavel ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Sandip Kabra MD

is it OK to use nicotine patches as well as taking metformin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sandip Kabra ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Anders Mark Christensen MD

right before surgery my nicotine urine test came back positive and I do not smoke nor does anyone I hang out with . I hate smoking! How is this possible? BTW, nurse gave me one on the spot and it came ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anders Mark Christensen ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Bakshish Singh MD

the nicotine patches for about a year. Today is the 4th day I ve had this issue, I am also very tired all day ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bakshish Singh ( Nephrologist)
Dr. Narendra Kumar MS MD

Does a UPEP urine test or a SPEP blood test identify nicotine or cotinine in the body? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Narendra Kumar MS ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Arun A MD

I have smoked for over a year..... Some days I only smoke 2 to 3 cigarettes and some days 10. I have a urine test for insurance and was wondering how long it would take me to pass a urine test? I m ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arun A ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Olgeta Xhufka MD

good afternoon. I am taking a pre-employment urine test for nicotine; cotinine. My test is 8 days from now and i quit smokeless tobacco this morning. If i abstain from any nicotine products until my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olgeta Xhufka ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Sagar MD

use nicotine patches.

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar MD

The usual detection times for nicotine and its metabolites is 3-4 days. But this can increase if you had been a chronic and heavy smoker.

Dr. Mahesh Koregol MD