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Sustiva Causing False Positives For THC

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sustiva testing false positive for thc

I have taken a pre employment drug screen. It will be sent to labcorp. I currently take Sustiva. Is there any numbers or percentage to who may test false positive for THC?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
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Sustiva Seems to Cause Prisoners to Wrongly Test Positive for Marijuana Use

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Sustiva

...diarrhea, fever, and low levels of some blood cells. May raise levels of triglycerides and the good cholesterol (HDL). May lead to false positive tests for use of marijuana. Women taking Sustiva should not become pregnant or breast-feed because... Read more »
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