Pharmacy/Urine test


Hello, I'm doing a pharmaceutical study where we're taking 200mcg of Fluticasone Propionate and 100mcg of Salmeterol Inhalation powder. In 56 hours after our dosage, I have a work related medical which includes a urine drug screen. Will this drug fail the drug screen? I was told to drink lots of coffee and water to speed up my metabolism and flush my system. Also for my over-all health, I'm taking St. John's Wart, Omega 3's (400 EPA 200 DHA), and B Vit. Complex.


Hi Dean,
Fluticasone is an inhaled corticosteroid and it may affect your test even though the amount absorbed is small. You need to be up front with this with your employer to avoid any reprucussions. Fluticasone itself is not a banned substance.
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Eric Brandt, B.Sc. Pharm


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