inducing patient with negative UDS

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Postby mattkeene » Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:52 am

I think it depends on the scenario. I've had plenty of patients presenting with negative UDS several days after leaving a residential "detox" program who are white-knuckling it with severe cravings and impending relapse. I have no concerns inducing them. Your scenario is a little different. Anyone snorting a significant amount of hydrocodone, should still have a positive UDS 24 hours after last use.

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