Drug screening is a standard requirement in many situations including pre-employment, certifications, and during addiction recovery programs. Panorama City Urgent Care in Panorama City, California, offers a full-service laboratory for drug screening and knowledgeable staff to support you during your visit. To schedule a drug screening, call Panorama City Urgent Care or book an appointment online today.
Drug testing and screenings are done to check your system for controlled substances. There are several types of drug screening methods, including:
The most common drug screening method uses a urine sample provided during your visit. Panorama City Urgent Care offers convenient on-site laboratory services to simplify the drug screening process so you can have fast results.
Drug screenings are a common requirement for many employers. This might be done to eliminate job candidates who have dependency issues and also ensure safety on the job. Your employer might also implement routine drug testing for several reasons, including:
Regular drug screening is often a part of addiction recovery programs. If you’re being treated for opioid addiction associated with heroin, morphine, or oxycodone, you might be receiving Suboxone® to relieve your symptoms. This medication doesn’t show up on standard drug panels.
Suboxone is a combination of drugs that mimic some of the effects of opioids, or opiates. Its primary use is preventing opioid cravings and easing withdrawal symptoms. Because of the chemical makeup of Suboxone, it never produces the “high” associated with other opioid medications.
When you receive Suboxone, it's essential to work closely with your doctor and take your medication as directed. Stopping suddenly or without your doctor's approval can lead to withdrawal symptoms and negatively impact your dependency treatment.
A standard drug screening is a 5-panel drug test. This type of testing screens for several substances, including:
More extensive drug screenings include a 10-panel test. This test also looks for benzodiazepines, methadone, barbiturates, methaqualone, and propoxyphene.
The length of time substances can be detected in a drug screening varies based on their type and the method of testing used.
Call Panorama City Urgent Care or schedule your drug screening online today.