Pre-Employment Drug Screening
Apr 10, 2008
I am on Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada and will be doing a pre-employment drug test Do you know if any of these can produce a false positive for illicit drug use? If the data is unknown - is there any way I can find out before my employer does the blood/urine test for drugs? I am also on Lamictal for depression - do you know if this would elicit a false positive? Thanks in advance. Great forum
Response from Dr. Young
We get this question frequently.
The only HIV medication that could cause a false positive test is efavirenz. This is rarely, if ever a problem any more, since newer drug tests don't cross react.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Probability Of Getting AIDS From Insertive Anal Sex Without Condom
- Are Swollen Lymph Glands An Ars Symptom?
- HIV Infection Risk Sex With A Prostitute
- Risk Of Blowjob From A Prostitute
- Burning Red Spots After Giving Oral Sex What Are The Chances Of HIV
- Rash After Swallowing Sperm Sign Of HIV AIDS
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.