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Guys I need some advice. I have a interview jobinterview. Its a desk job, and will be alot easier on me. Problem is I take lortab & xanax. I know its legal, but I would rather they not know. I called the lab and they said it would not cause me to fail the drug test but it will show up and I should tell them. I've thought about laying off to get all my meds out of my system. Any ideas.

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Your employer gives a drug test? I think the opiates are going to show in your system. Why not be honest? Is it going to hurt your job prospects if this shows in your application physical?

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Your employer gives a drug test? I think the opiates are going to show in your system. Why not be honest? Is it going to hurt your job prospects if this shows in your application physical?

Hey I would bring the bottles to the lab and let them write it down. I 2 had to take a drug test and hade no problems

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At my last job, I had 3 or 4 drug tests. Always asked what medication are you taking? I said there are so many I can't recall, but I will go home & bring them back. I walked in with 12 bottles of medication.

I took the test & never heard from the test. If they have a problem with medication that the VA gives you, I can think of some more problems they might have with me. I was going to get laid off years later & it wasn't time to go. I went to Human Resources & mentioned that business with government contracts have to give Veterans with 30% or disability special consideration in hiring, layoff, etc. I got called next day, "You are not going anywhere". I was there 5 months longer than my department manager.

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Your all missing the point. A legal Drug in someones system is the same as a clean test. The companies are not allowed to discuss legal prescriotion drugs. They would have law suit after law suit. E ven if its a random test, then it is still considered clean and if the results are not favorable, Then that is a violation of your rights.

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Thanks guys, I'm just afraid they may not be willing to give me a chance with all my medical problems. Alot of people assume if you take the meds I'm on your a druggie. This job is working the the office at a public school. So you know they will frown on the meds.

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