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Drug test focalin and ritalin

Discussion in 'Concerta & Ritalin' started by Recordac, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. Recordac

    Recordac Newbie

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    I have been snorting ritalin and focalin for the past week, only about 40mg a day, I am prescribed the ritalin but the focalin is his roommates. I have a court date coming up next week and is wondering whether or not focalin and ritalin will come up on the possible and most likely drug test. Even though SWIM's charges are for marijuana use he is worried about the focalin and ritalin showing up if it is a general drug screen. Does anyone have any suggestions for SWIM or any knowledge on what comes up on drug screens.
     
  2. ponehacker

    ponehacker Silver Member

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    I don't think you have anything to worry about my friend. Even in the unlikely event that the test included ritalin & focalin, it would be close to impossible for it to differentiate the two. This is due to ritalin containing approx. 50% of what focalin is solely composed of.
    This should ease your mind, but let me know if u want further detail...i kept it short & simple because swim spilled soda on my keyboard last night so im using that damn onscreen one.

    Bring ur Rx with just in case.
     
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    staples Gold Member

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    You has nothing to worry about, even if they could differentiate between methylphenidate and dexmethylphenidate, if the test date is in a week, it should be out of you's system by then.
     
  4. Recordac

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    Well I amn't worried about the focalin and ritalin leaving the system before the drug test because at this point in time he knows it will. However I haven't been abusing it for "partying" uses but it does help him study a lot! I have a limited supply of Ritalin and pretty much an unlimited supply of focalin. So I have been taking the focalin more often than ritalin because he doesn't want to run out of ritalin. But if like you say they can't differentiate the two on a drug test then I shouldn't have anything to worry about.
     
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    You should talk to his doctor about increasing his dose of ritalin, if the current dose isn't strong enough...