Urine Drug Screening is not only for pain management.



  • Over 20% of all emergency department visits involving alcohol or other drugs were related to benzodiazepines.
  • Over 17 % of opioid-related deaths in the United States involve benzodiazepines.
  • Urine Drug Screening will identify potential drug interactions such as those between opioids and benzodiazepines that could be fatal.


  • According to the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) Report, in the years between 2005 and 2010 emergency room visits concerning ADHD stimulant medications rose from 13,379 to 31,244
  • According to a report published by MIT, diverted stimulant medications are almost as popular among college aged young adults as marijuana. 

Antipsychotics/Tricyclic Antidepressants

  • Urine Drug Screening will identify potential drug interactions for any psychiatric medication trial including illicit drugs, as well as other prescriptions that could interfere with the prescribed medication.


Anti-Addiction Medication Compliance (Suboxone®, Vivitrol®)

  • Ensure compliance of prescription anti-addiction medications 2 Identify non-compliance and combat diversion or abuse of prescription anti-addiction medication 3 Identify continued use of illicit or non-prescribed drugs 4 Have access to quantitative results to disqualify “shaving” or other tampering techniques of a drug test

 T.E.N. Healthcare recommends confirming all specimens instead of relying on an immunoassay cup.

“Immunoassays are fast and easy to use, however, often do not detect semi-synthetic (oxycodone, buprenorphine and synthetic (fentanyl opioids.)” (1)
— Gourley et al., 2002. Published on BupPractice (www.buppractice.com)