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Jonezy

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Hello, i started a new apprenticeship monday and soon i will have to do a drug screening but im using steroids ive looked on alot of websites and they all say different things will they show up on my drug screening?
 
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Hello, i started a new apprenticeship monday and soon i will have to do a drug screening but im using steroids ive looked on alot of websites and they all say different things will they show up on my drug screening?
These are prescribed by your GP, right?

Drug screening only tests for specific illegals (marijuana, cocaine etc.) so it might not be detected but you will be asked if you are taking any medication, and you should definitely tell them what you're taking. If you don't and they detect steroids you will very likely end up in serious trouble, including possible dismissal.
 

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Unless they are prescribed, I wouldn't take steroids full stop. They can have some very nasty adverse effects.

Whether or not they would show up on a toxscreen I don't know.
 

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Steroids are very nasty. My wife has Crohn's Disease and had to take steroids for years in her youth. They more or less wrecked her teeth.
 

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They will show on your test. You need to tell them you are taking them. Are they both legally available in this country?
 

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They will show on your test. You need to tell them you are taking them. Are they both legally available in this country?
AFAIK they are both legit, but Trenbolone can have quite nasty side effects. They are normally used by body builders. http://articles.muscletalk.co.uk/article-trenbolone.aspx

Testosterone is naturally produced by the body, but helps speed up growth of muscle mass http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Testosterone

Both are used by body builders,
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They will show on your test. You need to tell them you are taking them. Are they both legally available in this country?
Testosterone probably wouldnt show on a test as it is produced in naturally high levels in the male testicles.
 

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Taking these things will Increase your red blood cells by a vast amount. If they test your blood they will think something is wrong with you and you will go onto retention from the medical. The problem is I believe with the things you are taking it takes up to two months to get out of your system and lower your blood cells so you may end up failing a second medical. Not good and not worth the hassle a job is for life and steroids for show.
 

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Wouldn't the drug test show elevated testostarone readings? They'd want to know what that was all about (in case you have any conditions). If you don't tell them why they are elevated they might send you for tests somewhere.
 

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Wouldn't the drug test show elevated testostarone readings? They'd want to know what that was all about (in case you have any conditions). If you don't tell them why they are elevated they might send you for tests somewhere.
Depends on what they test for and how thorough they look, although I'd expect anything that is illegal to show up.
 

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Hello, i started a new apprenticeship monday and soon i will have to do a drug screening but im using steroids ive looked on alot of websites and they all say different things will they show up on my drug screening?
Is this railway work? If it is you must advise your line manager if you take medication other than the normal paracetamol / ibuprofen type stuff so that a medication enquiry can be undertaken

Anyway, as has been said, when drug screening takes place, you will be asked what medication you are on, what the dose is, how often you take it. It is always best to have it with you for announced screening
 
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