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i had to take a manfitory drug scren at work, th results came

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i had to take a manfitory drug scren at work, th results came back with Butalbital in my system. i am not sure what that is however i to take alot of ditary supliments ranging from P6 a preformane inhancer that assis with my work ous to Stacke 3. i have aken over the counter medication such as anticometifen ans i still have excriden migrain. is there something in my diet or supliments that would result in my unarie drug screen results
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Hello from JA
It is a barbituate type drug found in fioricette.

You might have a false positive but none of your medications or supplements should cause a specific finding of butalbital.

But here is the issue.

Positive findings have to be confirmed with GC/MS confirmatory testing.

If this was not done...they can not call this a positive finding, but it can be assumed to be false positive.

So check to make sure they did this...if they did a GC/MS, then this is not a false result.

The only explanation then would be mixed up samples, which is unlikely.

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