Schools, courts, hospitals and workplaces often require drug testing. Many employers require a drug test before you can be hired or start a new job. These tests are most often done using a urine or blood sample.

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What is a urine drug test?

A urine drug test is a screening of your urine for the presence of certain illegal drugs or prescription medicines.

What types of drugs can be detected in a urine drug test?

The most common drug test panel tests for:

  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana (also called THC)
  • Opiates (narcotics), such as heroin, codeine, morphine, oxycodone, hydrocodone
  • Methamphetamines, amphetamines, crystal meth
  • Phencyclidine, or PCP

However, essentially any drug can be tested for depending on what test is requested.

What should you expect with a urine drug test?

A certified urine drug screen collector will direct you on how to collect your sample following any applicable regulation.

If you are required to take a urine drug test by your prospective or present employer, contact the nearest CareNow® urgent care clinic.

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