Review: could Acetaminophen cause Drug Screen False Positive?


Drug screen false positive is found among people who take Acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Protonix, and have Back pain . We study 73,148 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

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Acetaminophen has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Acetaminophen 76,273 users)

Drug Screen False Positive

Drug screen false positive has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder, pain (latest reports from 1,843 Drug screen false positive patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

73,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen.
Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Drug Screen False Positive

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen cause Drug screen false positive?

Gender of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Back Pain (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Thrombosis (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Nerve Root Lesion (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Headache (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Tramadol Hcl (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Midodrine Hydrochloride (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Ibuprofen (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Gabapentin (1 person, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Intestinal Gangrene (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Drug Abuser (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Apnoea (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Ammonia Increased (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Aggression (1 person, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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