Review: could Alprazolam cause Drug Screen False Positive?


Drug screen false positive is found among people who take Alprazolam, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Effexor, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 40,897 people who have side effects while taking Alprazolam from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

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Alprazolam has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Alprazolam 56,853 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, 20, 2016

40,897 people reported to have side effects when taking Alprazolam.
Among them, 11 people (0.03%) have Drug Screen False Positive

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alprazolam cause Drug screen false positive?

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

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Drug Screen False Positive **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Phobia (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Mental Impairment (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Anxiety (2 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Seroquel (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Lithium (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Effexor (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Acetaminophen (1 person, 9.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Somnolence (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Malaise (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Viral Test Positive (1 person, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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