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Barbiturate tests

Barbiturates (BAR) drug detection test kits:

Barbiturates are a Schedule IV controlled substance available by prescription only but is also available on the illicit market. After oral administration, the onset of action takes from 15 to 40 minutes with lasting effects up to six hours.

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Barbiturates are depressants that act as central nervous system and can produce a wide range of effects, from mild sedation to total anesthesia. Barbiturates also have analgesic effects. They have addiction potential, both physical and psychological. Barbiturates have now largely been replaced by benzodiazepines in routine medical treatment for anxiety and insomnia.

The drug testing kits below yield a positive result when Barbiturate metabolites in urine exceed 300 ng/mL. This is the suggested screening cut-off for positive specimens set by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA, USA).

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Did you know?

Drug testing in the home and the workplace has become a necessity because of widespread prescription drug abuse. Families are deteriorating because of loved ones becoming addicted to illicit and prescription drugs. Drug abuse often starts at the bathroom cabinet. Check it regularly and dispose of outdated or unfinished prescriptions in a responsible way.

The average employer is unknowingly wasting thousands of dollars a year due to drug related workplace issues. Drug testing your employees saves lives and helps prevent addiction.

Every drug test kit supplied by us is made to the highest standard ensuring the result is as reliable and accurate as the last. Always follow manufacturer's recommendations when testing, otherwise you may get an erroneous result.

Drug test like an expert!

Refer to our detailed testing instructions and test like an expert. We have compiled a thorough instruction sheet so you can confidently initiate and complete a drug test with confidence. The instructions were compiled by our in-house technicians who have received advanced training from DATIA and Department of Transport.

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