I have a sinus infection. I am taking sudafed severe sinus and amoxicillan . Could I have a false positive for drugs ?

I have a sinus infection . I am taking sudafed severe sinus and amoxicillan . I had a pre-employment drug screen , and my husband told me that I could have a false positive for drugs ? Is this true ? When I went in they asked no questions , just made me pee . ?? Is that proper procedure ?

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False positive drug testing

Decongestants like pseudoephedrine are the same medication used in crystal meth. (See Breaking Bad). Amoxicillin can cause a false positive result for cocaine. They probably won't but you can always let the testing company know before the results come out or after. See the website below.


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