Will nucynta 50mg cause you to fail a drug test? If you are required to take a drug test at work for a safetly related job, will this medication cause you to fail it?

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Arthur Wright Profile
Arthur Wright answered
Not as long as its prescribed and tell examiner at time of test
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Shelly Stob
Shelly Stob commented
Thank you. The medication is prescribed but I guess what I am trying to ask is it a medication that would cause you to test positive on a drug test. If so, then it is something I can't take even if prescribed due to my job with the FAA.
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Lin Tort answered
Nucynta (tapentadol) is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers. It is similar to morphine and  according to the nucynta website "NUCYNTA┬« combines opioid and nonopioid activity in one centrally acting oral analgesic." so you may fail positive for "opiates" . Don't worry, prescription excuse this fail positive , plus I think FAA pay for GC/MS confirmation testing in case you fail EMIT

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