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Can you tell me if 30 mg. morphine sulfate, i.r. taken twice per day, along with 60 mg. morphine sulfate, e.r. taken three times per day could test positiv for Hydromorphone?

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    Most urine tests are not so specific that they test for a single drug.  Since morphine and hydromorphone are both opiates it is likely that if you took morphine you would test positive for opiates.  The test does not usually differentiate between the 2 drugs, taking either would give you a positive test for opiates.

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Outpatient pharmacy and general health. I have recently completed a Pharmceutical Care Certificate Program offered by Purdue University (Spring 1999 completion). I have personal experience dealing with terminally ill persons and their needs, as well as their families` needs. I graduated in 1984 from Pharmacy School and have been a Licensed Pharmacist since then. I have 18 years retail pharmacy experience. Prior to my pharmacy training I have 3 years hospital experience as a Nurse`s Aide.

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