Urine Drug Tests: Benzodiazepines
LECTURE SERIES DAY 3: RELEASED TODAY
We continue our lecture series on the “Clinical Interpretation of Urine Drug Tests” with a discussion on the following topic:
URINE DRUG TESTS: BENZODIAZEPINES
Let’s begin by answering this question first:
Answer: (c) Lorazepam
To understand the rationale behind this answer, we should have a good understanding of benzodiazepines metabolism, which is important for the correct interpretation of urine drug tests for benzodiazepines.
Here is one of the slides from this chapter on the basics of Benzodiazepines Metabolism:
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