Will Soma show up on a drug test? 

Will Soma show up on a drug test? 

No, Soma (Carisoprodol) will not show up in a drug test, unless the medication is specifically included in the drug panel to be tested. If we talk about the standard 10 or 12 panel drug tests, Soma will most likely not show up. 

However, Soma is included in Schedule IV controlled substances because of its potential to cause addiction and abuse. This is why you need to make sure that you’re using Soma properly and taking not more than your doctor’s recommended dose. 

Soma will show up on Gas Chromatography-Mass spectroscopy (GC-MS) 

Soma may not show up on the primary drug testing procedure – Urine immunoassay – but it will most likely show up on GC-MS because of its highly selective nature. 

This is more like a confirmatory drug test which identifies the exact chemical present in your body and Soma will definitely show up in this kind of testing procedure. 

How long does Soma stay in your system? 

Soma can stay in your body for about 11-15 hours as this medication has a short half-life. However, the metabolites of the drug can stay in your body for up to 4 days. 

Metabolites are produced when a drug is broken down by your liver enzymes to halt the activity of the med. If you’re for a standard drug test, you don’t need to worry about Soma showing up. 

However, if the test you’re going for is customised and has Soma in the panel of drugs to be tested – it will show up. 

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