... take wellbutrin,suboxne,melatonin and ibu
If I'm understanding your dilemma correctly you're saying:
Benzodiazepine ( or Benzoes you called them) metabolites have shown up in your urinalysis and you wish to know if there's a test at the Lab to prove that you are not taking them? If so I'm afraid you may fail this Pee-test Jazzy.
I 've been a Paramedic since 1986 so pharmacology's not my main area of study however I've broadened my knowledge base of things medical to include Pharmacology also. As these types of Rx's aren't ever administered itrra-nasally(inhaled IE: like smoke), "Passive Inhalation" isn't an option.
A claim that someone must have slipped a "Benzo" type Rx in your drink whilst your attention was diverted is, of course, possible yet highly unlikely.
This leaves you with two options but I'll first explain about, and name a few, Benzodiazepines:
Benzodiazepines belong to a group of drugs bearing the same name and are so called due their action upon the GABA system located in the limbic system of the Benzodiazepine region of the Brain. The chief metabolite is Oxazepam (Serax) followed by Diazepam (Valium) all the way down the chain to the Alprazolams (Xanax) and Lorazepam (Ativan). The initial Rx's(Serax et al) have the longest "half-lives" with the one at the bottom of the chain(Ativan) having the shortest . A "Half-life-" is the amount of time the drug stays in your system until it is completely eliminated via the Kidneys primarily and the Liver. Rivotril (Clonazepam) has a half live of 2-50 hours so that's a widw window. The drugs at the bottom have far shorter 1/2 lives.
Now jazzy; I belive that honesty is the best polocy but if I were inclined to advise you srtictly in the interest of metabolics and the study thereof I'll say this: The lab's is likely using a "Qualitative" Test system meaning it answers "yes'" or "no" when determining if a substance or its metabolites are found in our urine or blood. There is a more expensive test called a "Quantitative" one that not only answers Yes or No if the drug's present but also the amount found or the "QUANTITY"- -- Hence the name Quantitative Test.
If it is the former system in use, see if you can re take the test, drink 64 oz's of water daily and cross your fingers.
Good luck and stay well ok?
David J. Hobbins E.M.T.-A-P.(ret)
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