Examining the wide assortment of drug testing options available and exploring the potential pros and cons of each method
There are several reasons or circumstances that can lead to the necessity of a drug test.
7-Panel Lab Based Urine Drug Test: Analyzes the sample for the evidence of 7 different drugs or drug metabolites, all in one test. Tests for 6-AM, AMP, BAR, BZO, COC, THC, OXY, PCP, MDMA, HYDRO. Lab Confirmation/MRO Included. Specimen Type: Urine
While there are thousands of drugs that are passed around alleyways and hospital halls alike, there are a few that stand out as being main offenders when it comes to abuse. Some are more harmless than others, but there’s no denying the wide-reaching effects the most common drugs of abuse have on the human public.
These categories are highlighted as the result of statistical analysis and professional opinion. Each one is impactful, and some are very dangerous.
Otherwise known as “meth”, this drug is often changed in different laboratories to bring out greater levels of potency.
MDMA is a psychoactive drug used for recreation. The symptoms include increased energy, empathy, pleasure, and other sensations.
Ketamine is a fast-acting tranquilizing drug with anesthetic and hallucinogenic properties. It is showing promise in the treatment of depression.
Formerly used as a common pain-killer in hospitals, cocaine fell out of use when it’s incredibly addictive nature was increasingly understood.
Originating from the poppy plant, opioids are a class of highly-addictive drugs that are used for a wide variety of applications, including in some cases as officially accepted pain-killers.
While Morphine tends to get more attention due to it's more widely-used status, this synthetic opioid is also used as a pain-killer by some hospitals due to being anywhere from 50 to 100 times more potent.
Date Rape Drugs (GHB & Rohypnol)
A tragically common abuse, “date rape drugs” are used to numb the victim and decrease their resistance to suggestion.
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“Pre-employment screening is not good enough to reduce drugs in the workplace as anyone can stop long enough to find a job… ”
“If your business doesn’t drug test, you will likely attract illicit drug abusers looking for employment…”
Do you remember the last time you applied for a new job? Or perhaps you are a hiring manager at the business who has accepted many applications and interviewed potential hires. One common part of the hiring process is the pre-employment drug test. No matter what side of the process you are on, this drug test is designed to ensure that the company ends up with the best employees possible who will be able to perform their duties safely and successfully.
List Of The Most Common Drugs Of Abuse (continued)
One of the most hotly contested drugs in the world, marijuana has many arguments for its benefits and use, but it can still produce a negative experience to sensitive takers
Defined differently depending on who you ask, narcotics are generally accepted to refer to drugs with sleep-inducing or euphoric properties, with narcotics and opioids being synonymous in some minds.
Often harmless (or indeed, very beneficial) drugs, these substances can become very deadly when taken by people they weren’t intended for.
Heroin is a highly addictive drug that can be extremely difficult to quit, and it has no accepted use for medical purposes.
PCP was originally developed as an anesthetic for use in surgeries. However, it was discontinued in 1965 due to significant adverse effects.
The most popularly consumed of all of these drugs, tobacco is dangerous to humans who depend on it, with no documented benefit.
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