Need advice on whether to keep my license or let it go - page 2
by NurseyRN4u 3,781 Views | 12 Comments
i have been a very dedicated nurse for over 17 years and am now faced with possibly of having to give up my license all because of one dui. i have never been in trouble and have always made the right decisions except this one... Read More
- 0Nov 25, '11 by GuttercatMy understanding is that Wellbutrin may cause a false positive for amphetamines, not THC proper.
Taking any Ibuprofen?
Google search (unsubstantiated quote):
"...Ibuprofen, contained in Advil, Nuprin, and Mortin, can make a positive result for marijauna. The EMIT test (an immunoassay test) has therefore been changed to use a different enzyme to eliminate false positives due to Ibuprofen. Ibuprofen in very high doses will still interfere with both the EMIT and the GC/MS (Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer) test. Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is a common pain reliever that (even in low dosages) used to cause a false THC positive on the EMIT test. The EMIT has been changed to use a different enzyme to eliminate false positives due to Ibuprofen. Ibuprofen in very high doses will still interfere with both the EMIT and the GC/MS. There is some conflicting data here because some sources say that the GC/MS tests can distinguish between Ibuprofen and THC (as well as other over-the-counter drugs)..."
Taking protonix? That one is known to cause a false positive.
Good luck. Sorry for your troubles.Last edit by Guttercat on Nov 25, '11
- 1Nov 26, '11 by NurseyRN4uHere is an article I found....