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Strattera and drug screening

Does strattera give any false positive reading for a urine or hair follicle test? Would it come up as a amphetamine or methamphetamine, or any other illegal substance?
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189897 tn?1441130118
   Good link here on straterra - http://www.crazymeds.us/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Meds/Strattera
   Basically it is an antidepressant.  Has no stimulants in it.  Thus I would think that it should pose no problem with urine or hair tests - unless, they are screening for antidepressants.
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189897 tn?1441130118
   Good link here on straterra - http://www.crazymeds.us/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Meds/Strattera
   Basically it is an antidepressant.  Has no stimulants in it.  Thus I would think that it should pose no problem with urine or hair tests - unless, they are screening for antidepressants.
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Not fully true, i failed this morning for amphetamines after starting strattera a week ago and having clean drug tests before today.. After doing some digging i found theses
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crips/2013/381261/

http://www.ehealthme.com/ds/strattera/drug+screen+false+positive
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189897 tn?1441130118
   Interesting - thanks!
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