Tag: Hydromorphone

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Ask the Experts: Opiates vs. opioids

June 15, 2018 By

In the midst of our nation’s opioid crisis, many people are confused about the difference between the term opiates and opioids. The media uses the words interchangeably; however there are significant distinctions between the two terms.

Oral Fluid testing

Test for oxycodones using Oral-Eze

April 20, 2018 By

Employers can test for the most commonly abused opioids, such as oxycodones, using an oral fluid drug test.

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Ask the Experts: DOT 5-panel drug test regimen

March 21, 2018 By

If you do the math, the DOT 5-panel drug test regimen requires confirmation testing for a total of 14 drugs. Is there a new name for the drug test?

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Staying compliant with new DOT regulations

November 29, 2017 By

New DOT regulations add four opioids: hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, and oxymorphone to the test panel. Our experts answer your questions.

Urine testing

Clarifying the changes in federal workplace drug testing & documentation

November 10, 2017 By

Changes to the federal drug testing panel and paperwork are forthcoming, but for now you should continue testing as usual.

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DEA proposal to curb production of prescription drugs

August 24, 2017 By

On August 7, 2017 the DEA published a proposal to limit the manufacturing of several controlled substances starting in 2018.

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Revisions to Federal workplace drug testing

February 10, 2017 By

HHS revised its mandatory guidelines to expand federal urine drug testing to include hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone.

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Drug testing trends video

August 14, 2015 By

A new video highlights key findings from the “Drug Testing Trends” session presented by Dr. Barry Sample at the annual DATIA conference. Watch now.

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Workplace opioid use is costing employers

October 15, 2014 By

A Wall Street Journal article highlights the impact of employees' heroin and opioids use in the workplace, citing recent Drug Testing Index data.