Test for oxycodone with an opioid drug test
The attraction of Oxycontin® as a preferred drug of abuse over other products such as Percodan® and Percocet® is there are no associated toxic side effects. Abusers will either chew the tablets prior to swallowing, crush the tablets and snort the powder or crush them and dissolve in water and inject it. This allows for rapid absorption into the bloodstream producing a powerful euphoric high.
Testing for Prescription Opioids.
Typically oxycodone does not react to a regular drug screen which includes opiates as it generally targets morphine and codeine; therefore, an immunoassay that targets oxycodone is required and one which screens at a cut-off level of 300 ng/mL.
Test for Oxycodone and methods of analysis.
It is easy to check a loved one for oxycontin, and not difficult to interpret. It can be done in the privacy of your own home. A urine drug test will quickly alert you to abuse by reading the results similar to a pregnancy test. It’s not expensive and simple to administer. Urine analysis is for a person and surface analysis is to identify a suspect or unknown powder.
Powder test for Oxycodone.
Surface drug testing kits are for detecting Drug Residue or unknown powder. The analysis takes just a few minutes to complete and will quickly identify your suspicions. Using a D4D and C&H pentest is a tried and trusted method and used by many authorities for identifying unknown narcotic substances.
Urine test for Oxycodone.
Testing a loved one starts with a urine sample which should be fresh. Check the temperature as this is critical in determining the sample is genuine or substituted. We advise the temperature be between 93 to 98 degrees Fahrenheit. This is a good guide and one we stick to. Urine Analysis link.
How to use and interpret the results of an opioid screen.
Instructions for Opioid testing
- Remove the device from the foil pouch, pull off the cap exposing the single soft felt strip.
- Dip only the tip into a fresh urine sample for twenty seconds.
- Remove and replace the cap. Place on a flat clean surface and observe the result develop.
Interpreting the result:
- Negative: Two pinkish/red lines appear.
- Positive: Only one line; the (C) or control line appears.
Oxycontin® is the trade name of one of many Schedule II prescription drugs that contain the opioid oxycodone as the active ingredient. Opioids refer to a class of synthetic drugs and are reported to have a similar potency to that of morphine. Other prescription drugs that contain oxycodone include Percodan® and Percocet®.
Slang names include “OC”, “OXY”, “Oxy-Coffins”, Hillbilly Heroin, Poor-Mans Heroin, and Killers.
Lab Technicians at Buy a Test Kit.
We are experts in the drug testing industry. Trained by DATIA in advanced drug testing management, we have over ten years experience in this field and have a great deal of knowledge in testing individuals for drugs and alcohol. Our challenge is to help minimize drug abuse in the workplace and to help parents understand how to test their loved ones and keep them away from drugs.