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
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
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.
- Adderall Information for Consumers
- Adderall Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Adderall (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Can I keep taking it I have been on medical. and will be going back to work as a truck driver. will the DOT allow this med. and how do I get off it.
1 answer • 11 Mar 2010
I am currently on amphetamine salts and I tested dirty for meth amphetamines, I am on alot of other?
... medications. could one or more of my other medications of cause the positive test for meth amphetamine?
4 answers • 9 May 2012
How do I go about getting tested for ADHD? I have many friends that take adderall and they tell me it's amazing and I really should talk to my ...
4 answers • 20 Feb 2013
Husband takes 80mg of Oxycontin a day, is it affecting his sperm count n our ability 2 get pregnant?
My husband is 6'6" and was born with a bad back condition, we has been taking 80mg of Oxycontin once a day for a little over a year. Does ...
3 answers • 5 Jan 2015