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Anxiety and Stress Disorders

Trazodone and Drug Testing

01/10/2007

Question:

When taking a drug test, will trazodone make your test come up positive for drugs?

Answer:

You should clarify this with your own physician (and the laboratory she/he uses), but to my knowledge, on a screen for drugs, trazodone will not show up as a "false" positive for any of the commonly looked for drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, narcotics, etc.

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Response by:

Nancy   Elder, MD Nancy Elder, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati