Regarding Drug Test Result

Discussion in 'Wal-Mart' started by Southeast Trucker Mike, Sep 13, 2021.

  1. Southeast Trucker Mike

    Southeast Trucker Mike Light Load Member

    Jun 9, 2014
    North GA Mountains
    Many here seem knowledgeable about driving for Walmart, so could you please answer a question for me? I will ALWAYS test positive for amphetamines because I’ve been prescribed Adderall by my physician for the past 20 years- always current and easily provable. The wording in the application process indicates disqualification if any “controlled substance” is indicated by the drug test. A current doctor’s prescription would be an exception, right? Heck... I actually pick up the prescription every month from Walmart Pharmacy. Will it be a problem? It hasn’t been with any other employer, but the application wording concerns me.
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  3. Judge

    Judge Road Train Member

    Mar 19, 2014
    Newport, Ar
    Bring prescription with you, tell dude at test site, show prescription, they’ll note it.
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  4. Arctic_fox

    Arctic_fox Experienced mx13 execrator

    Sep 16, 2016
    Yep judge nailed it. Not a big deal just show the testing guy the prescription and it will be noted. When you are flagged as positive it gets disregarded as soon as they verify its from a needed medication in most cases.
  5. BigBob410

    BigBob410 Road Train Member

    Feb 2, 2016
    Beirut on the Bay, MD.
    I’m not sure about Walmart but I will add this. Years ago I had my wisdom teeth pulled. I was prescribed a pain killer that I only took at bedtime so I was able to rest. I showed up at orientation for a company. I had a copy of my prescription and a note from the prescribing doctor because it was obviously going to show in my whiz quiz. And although it was legal the company wouldn’t hire me. They said even though it was legal their rules would not allow me to be hired. So I would do my research before showing up and expecting to work. If the company says it’s cool I would get it writing as to not end up on the first Greyhound smoking out of town.
  6. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

    Sep 18, 2013
    call the safety manager at the dc you are applying too. ask him or her direct. walmart goes by a drug policy. you call this number, they advise you yes or no etc
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