Drug of Abuse Panel-5 in Raigad Maharashtra
Understanding Drug of Abuse Panel-5 in Raigad Maharashtra
What is Drug of Abuse Panel-5 in Raigad Maharashtra?
Drugs of Abuse Panel- 5 detects the presence or absence of 5 commonly abused medicines like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), phencyclidine (PCP), opiates, cocaine, and amphetamine. This test looks for the presence of small molecules (metabolites) released during the breakdown of any of these ingested medicines in the collected sample. This test helps confirm the recent use of an abused medicine and has a role in diagnosis, treatment and addiction monitoring. Also, it is done when you are suspected of misusing prescription or abusing banned medicines. Private employers or government agencies conduct this test as a condition of employment. This test is essential as clinical examination, patient self-reporting, or any reporting document may underestimate the actual frequency of substance use.