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Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Drug screen false positive?

Summary: Drug screen false positive is reported only by a few people who take Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim.

We study 5,543 people who have side effects while taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

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Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 5,756 Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim users)

Drug screen false positive

Drug screen false positive has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain. (latest reports from 1,234 Drug screen false positive patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 5,542 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 1 people (0.02%) has Drug Screen False Positive.

Trend of Drug screen false positive in Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim reports

Time on Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim when people have Drug screen false positive * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug screen false positive100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :

FemaleMale
Drug screen false positive0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug screen false positive0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Infection (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Gerold (2 years ago):

I'm a white male that is 46 yrs old. I'm taking a antibiotic called trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. I'm on probation. Since I started taking this medicine I've been failing urine test for benzos. The only other meds I'm taking is janumet n vitimans. I never had a issue with these. I need some info on the antibiotics before I get in trouble with probation
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