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Forum Name: Obstetrics

Question: Is a home pregnancy test accurate after taking promethazine?


 Scoobygirl - Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:39 pm

I have recently been ill and I took a medication containing promethazine for a few days. I haven't taken it in about 5 or 6 days now but I was wondering could it still affect the result of a home pregnancy test. I did two test's today - both were positive - but I was worried in case they were false positives after taking the promethazine.

So I basically want to know how long after taking that drug would it affect pregnancy test results? Am I pregnant or not? Thanks.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:27 am

User avatar Hello,
Congratulations! This medication would not affect the accuracy of the pregnancy test.

Best wishes.

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