Detecting oxycodone in urine

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False negatives...Pitfalls of Urine Drug Monitoring in Pain Care ... I am always looking for information on the effectiveness and accuracy of the drug test we have to endure. I have just come across this one from Early this year. It has alot of information on how the UA works and why they are inconclusive most of the time. I am including the link as I have not posted everything in the article. The VA study I have posted in my journal and refer members to was done in 2004 I believe.
Individual patients may have genetic variants of the enzymes, or may be taking inducer or inhibitor drugs, that strongly influence opioid metabolism and, hence, their detectable presence or absence in urine (or blood, or oral fluid if used) [see, Carlozzi et al. 2008; Smith 2009]. For example, the unexpected absence of one of the above opioid analgesics upon testing can be due to rapid metabolism in a patient rather than therapeutic noncompliance or drug diversion.
It requires a specific test. A standard urine sample which consists off detecting drugs like THC, cocaine, methamphetamine, some opiates( this is the tricky part),benzodiazepines and barbiturates, does not test for suboxone. I do not know what kind of test your husband will get at his work. If it is a very expensive comprehensive drug screen then it will probably detect suboxone. But if it is a standard strip that is put in a urine sample then it probably wont.
I'm prescribed anxiety meds as well as a low dose of oxycodone currently by my OB so that has been helping me a great deal in kicking my H habit. My baby is perfectly healthy and once my withdrawals are over with I am 100% for sure not going back to drug use. I know I should not have waited this long but I'm doing it now and that's what matters.
these are just some that may point to magnesium deficiency, as it is fundamental to so many processes in the body, Unfortunately, serum magnesium is about useless in detecting it because most magnesium is in the cells. RBC magnesium does not always detect deficiency either. About the best test I know of (although not fool proof) is the magnesium loading test (urine collection test involving injection of magnesium). Of course, a safe (and cheaper) option is to increase magnesium intake.
The baby will be tested at birth and if opiates are found in walks CPS. The doctors and nurses need to know this in case the baby is having wd. Stopping cold turkey is hard on this baby. What you feel, he feels. Please do what is right for both you and this baby. Addiction is a mental game and we do preach aftercare here. There are many forms of aftercare, NA/AA, therapists, addiction counselors, ministers etc. Have you thought about this at all?
I really prefer the RE as far as the U/S. After all, they specialize in detecting early IUP. The past few hours I've noted less bleeding but the color still worries me. Tomorrow can't come fast enough. Hope you and babies are doing well!!
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