i have taken something for my AD/HD my whole life. I am a l.ocal truck driver and have been driving commercial trucks for 13 years . i have also been randomly drug tested for this long as well. i dont use drugs other than perscribed. I also am a alcoholic and have have not had a drop of alcohol for over 180 days. My last Random drug test came back positive for amphetimines (which is normal) and methamphetimines.. (which has never happened before) . And now i have lost my job cuz of the positive methamphetimine.. why did it come up as meth?? this result will affect my profesional driving career for life... PLEASE HELP
28 Feb 2012
Sorry to hear about your job loss. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine make up adderall I am not pharmacist but when see etmine at the end of a drugs name I think stimulent. You say that you tested positive for methamphetimine. there is that etimne at the name of the drugs name. I think it was a false positive. Since they hold CDL drivers to a higher standard I can see the company wanting to let you go.
The place I worked also had random screening, the first positive would they sent the person to rehab the second you are gone. I would appeal the lab result. Great job on your alcohol recovery one day at a time.
27 Feb 2012
Adderall is made up of two drugs, amphetamine and dextroamphetamine salts
I would think the only way for you to have tested positive for methamphetamines is LAB ERROR. I would request a retest done by another laboratory.
The best of luck to you and congratulations on your sobriety.
The Happy Hippie
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