Prescription Drug and Drug Test Glossary
A Guide to Tests Available and the Drugs They Test For
Adderall is a popularly prescribed medication for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is part of the amphetamine family and contains amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Adderall is commonly abused by students due to its ability to increase concentration and energy.
If you would like to test for Adderall abuse, please use our Ritalin / Adderall Drug Test - Amphetamine Test.
Also known as Clonazepam this is a Benzodiazepine. It treats seizures and panic attacks. The home drug test you would want to purchase to test for this is the Xanax Drug Test/Valium Drug Test (which tests for benzodiazepine family members).
Other information about Klonopin: This drug is not recommended for anyone under 18 and for the elderly caution is advised.
The ability to drive or operate heavy machinery may be impaired by the use of this drug.
Methadone is a synthetic opioid, commonly used to help patients who are addicted to other drugs in the opioid family, such as heroin. Methadone is also sometimes used as part of chronic pain management. Although used in treating addiction, methadone itself can also be addictive.
You can test for Methadone with these methadone tests.
OxyContin is a slow-release prescription painkiller for moderate to high levels of pain. The tests that include oxycontin or Oxycodone Tests.
More information about OxyContin: OxyContin is widely abused and has a variety of nicknames: hillbilly heroin, killers, oc, and oxy. Oxycodone is derived from codeine, much like hydrocodone (Vicodin). That is why the test above can find both Vicodin and OxyContin in a urine sample.
Percocet is like OxyContin a narcotic prescription painkiller made of oxycodone. Acetaminophen is the other active ingredient. Percocet use can be detected with a Oxy drug test.
Ritalin is a popular prescription medication used in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Like Adderall, Ritalin is also commonly abused by students in order to supposedly sharpen their focus and allow them to work without sleep for longer periods of time.
If you would like to test someone to see if they are abusing Ritalin, please try our Ritalin / Adderall Drug Test - Amphetamine Test.
Suboxone is a semi-synthetic opioid that, like methadone, is used to treat addiction to other narcotic drugs, such as heroin. Suboxone is made up of buprenorphine and naloxone. Naloxone is included so that it is impossible to inject, as naloxone if injected blocks the effects of opiates. Though people can become physically dependent on Suboxone, it is safer than methadone and has no strong side effects.
To test for Suboxone, please use our Suboxone Test / Buprenorphine Test.
A combination of oxycodone (narcotic) and acetaminophen (non-narcotic). The Home Drug Test you would purchase to test for this is the Vicodin Test / OxyContin Test - Oxycodone Test.
Valium is a benzodiazepine used for treating anxiety. Its generic name is Diazepam. It is one of the most prescribed medications in the world and can treat many conditions. It is also commonly abused in the US, and often combined with alcohol when abused. Such combinations are very dangerous and can be fatal.
The test to use to determine if someone is abusing Valium is our Xanax Drug Test / Valium Drug Test.
Vicodin is a popularly prescribed painkiller made of hydrocodone and paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen, or Tylenol). The paracetamol adds to the hydrocodone's effect. This drug is often abused and makes up a large part of the growing trend of prescription drug abuse in the US.
To test for Vicodin abuse, please use our Vicodin Test / OxyContin Test - Oxycodone Drug Test.
Xanax is a trade name for Alprazolam and it is a short acting benzodiazepine, often prescribed for anxiety and panic disorders. If you wish to test for Xanax, try our Xanax Drug Test / Valium Drug Test (which tests for benzodiazepine family members).