|Atripla & drug screening
Aug 6, 2007
I have been taking Atripla daily for the past year recently accepted a position with a company who sent me to pre-employment drug screening. Can Atripla cause a false positive reading in this type of drug screening? I also occasionally take Xanex when I travel to help with anxiety. Can this also cause a false positive reading in a urine test?
Response from Dr. Pierone
The Sustiva (efavirenz) which is contained in Atripla rarely results in a false positive blood test for marijuana. Xanax will produce a positive test for benzodiazepine if this is tested for (unlikely), but not marijuana.
side effects from Oxandrin?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.