With drug tests becoming both more common and more invasive, people everywhere are looking for ways that they can turn the tables on their prying employers. Some have turned to asking friends to provide them with samples they can submit when the time comes. This, however, is a strategy fraught with potential drawbacks since you… Continue reading Can You Mix Your Urine With Water For a Drug Test?
While copping a urine sample from a friend to use in a drug test or freezing some of your own that you know is clean for future use are ideas as old as drug testing itself (the process is called “subbing”), there’s one aspect of the subbing process that can present a significant hurdle to… Continue reading How to Hide Synthetic Urine? Options For Sneaking It In
Drug testing has become pervasive in almost every aspect of professional life. Everyone from pro athletes to the guy that drives the snowplow is being randomly checked for drugs as are computer programmers, chefs, factory workers and cops from sea to sea. There are plenty of people, however, including scores of constitutional scholars and human… Continue reading Can Men Use Women’s Urine (and Vice Versa) for a Urinalysis?
Back in the 1960s, the Beatles were accused of singing the praises of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) in their hit song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” The Fab Four publicly rejected the notion, but the rumors persisted for years due to the songs’ hallucinogenic lyrics. Whether or not John Lennon was singing the praises… Continue reading How Long Does LSD or Mushroom Stay in Your System?
Tramadol is a popular opioid pain medicine that’s sold in the States under the name Ultram. It’s typically used to treat pain ranging from the moderate to the severe and is sometimes given to treat chronic pain. Tramadol usually takes about an hour to take effect when taken in tablet or suppository form and just… Continue reading How Long Does Tramadol Stay in Urine?
Oxycontin is a brand name for the drug oxycodone. Oxycodone is a narcotic pain reliever that’s commonly used by arthritis and cancer sufferers to obtain relief from acute or chronic pain. Athletes are often prescribed this substance as well in the wake of serious injuries. While many people believe it to be an opiate like… Continue reading Do Standard Urine Drug Tests Screen For Oxycontin?
Modafinil alters the neurotransmitters in the brain in order to promote a state of alertness. It is typically prescribed to treat people who suffer from chronic sleepiness due to shift work sleep issues, narcolepsy, or sleep apnea. It is often used in the armed forces, most notably the Air Force which uses the drug to… Continue reading Is Modafinil Being Tested in Standard Urine Drug Tests?
Lisdexamfetamine is commonly used to treat ADHD and is typically prescribed as part of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes social, psychological and other components. It is also frequently used to treat binge eating. Vyvanse has been on the market since shortly after receiving FDA approval on Dec 21, 2006. In the US, lisdexamfetamine is… Continue reading Is Vyvanse Detectable In Modern Urine Drug Tests?
Pseudoephedrine is one of the most common forms of medication in the world today and is used primarily as a decongestant for the temporary relief of cold symptoms including stuffy nose and sinus pain. Pseudoephedrine works by narrowing the blood vessels to decrease swelling and relieve congestion. The number of “pseudos” or cold and flu… Continue reading Can Pseudoephedrine Show Up in Your Urinalysis?
Morphine is named after the Greek god of dreams, Morphium, due to its tendency to cause the person taking it to fall asleep. It is an opiate first extracted from the opium poppy plant in Germany in 1804. It works directly on the nervous system to numb feelings of pain both chronic and acute. There… Continue reading Morphine & Urine Drug Tests How Long Does it Stay in the Body?