Methadone Metabolite Rapid Urine Test

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Model Number: SC78723662

  • EDDP(Methadone metabolite)

 

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Description

Catalog No. EDDP-1011 Format Strip
Specimen Urine Certificate CE FDA
Reading Time 5 minutes Test/Kit 50
Storage Temperature 4-30°C Shelf Life 2 Years
Sensitivity >99.9% Specificity >99.9%
Accuracy >99.9% Composition Individually packed test strip,  Package insert

 

The Methadone Metabolite (EDDP) Rapid Test Strip (Urine) is a diagnostic tool used to detect the presence of EDDP (2-ethylidene-1,5-dimethyl-3,3-diphenylpyrrolidine) in urine samples. EDDP is a major metabolite of methadone, a synthetic opioid commonly used for pain management and opioid dependence treatment.

The test strip operates on an immunochromatographic principle, similar to other rapid test strips. It contains antibodies that specifically bind to EDDP molecules if present in the urine sample. This binding causes a visible colour change on the test strip, indicating a positive result for EDDP.

The rapid test strip is designed for quick and easy use, providing results within minutes. It is often utilized in various settings, including healthcare facilities, addiction treatment centres, rehabilitation programs, and workplace drug testing, to screen for methadone use or misuse.

It’s essential to note that while the Methadone Metabolite (EDDP) Rapid Test Strip (Urine) is effective for screening purposes, positive results should be confirmed through further testing using more advanced laboratory techniques, such as gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) or liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). Additionally, proper handling and interpretation of results according to the manufacturer’s instructions are crucial to ensure accuracy and reliability.

Drug Testing Tests

Drug testing serves several important purposes:

      1.    Safety and Efficacy: Before a new drug is approved for public use, it undergoes rigorous testing to ensure its safety and efficacy. Clinical trials assess how well the drug works for its intended purpose and identify potential side effects or risks.

      2.    Regulatory Approval: Drug testing is a prerequisite for regulatory approval by health authorities such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States. Approval indicates that the drug has met established standards for safety and effectiveness.

      3.    Clinical Research: Drug testing contributes valuable data to scientific research, advancing our understanding of diseases and potential treatments. Clinical trials provide insights into the drug’s mechanism of action and its impact on specific patient populations.

      4.    Treatment Innovation: Through drug testing, researchers can identify innovative treatments for various medical conditions. This includes the development of new medications and therapies that may offer improved outcomes compared to existing options.

      5.    Quality Assurance: Drug testing ensures that pharmaceutical companies maintain high standards in the production and formulation of medications. It helps guarantee the consistency and quality of the drug throughout its lifecycle.

      6.    Patient Safety: Rigorous testing helps identify potential adverse reactions or side effects of a drug. This information is crucial for healthcare providers to make informed decisions about prescribing medications and for patients to be aware of potential risks.

      7.    Comparative Effectiveness: Drug testing often involves comparing new treatments with existing ones to determine which is more effective or has fewer side effects. This aids in optimizing treatment choices for specific conditions.

      8.    Post-Marketing Surveillance: Even after a drug is approved and, on the market, ongoing monitoring and testing help identify any previously unseen side effects or long-term effects, contributing to post-marketing surveillance.

Drug testing is essential for ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medications, advancing medical knowledge, and improving the quality of healthcare by providing evidence-based information for treatment decisions.

 

Facts About Drug & Alcohol Testing.

Facts About Drug & Alcohol Testing.

 

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