Commonly prescribed medications and potential false-positive urine drug screens.

  title={Commonly prescribed medications and potential false-positive urine drug screens.},
  author={Nancy Brahm and Lynn L Yeager and Mark D Fox and Kevin C. Farmer and Tony Palmer},
  journal={American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists},
  volume={67 16},
  • Nancy Brahm, Lynn L Yeager, Tony Palmer
  • Published 15 August 2010
  • Medicine
  • American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
PURPOSE The implications of potential false-positive urine drug screen (UDS) results for patients receiving commonly prescribed medications were evaluated. [] Key Method The references of each report describing a medication whose use was associated with false-positive UDS results were also reviewed. If a class effect was suspected, additional agents in the category were searched. A total of 25 reports of false-positive UDS results were identified. Categories of medications included antihistamines…

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