PharmChek Drugs of Abuse Patch

Eliminate Windows of Missed Detections That Plague Traditional Testing

The PharmChek® Drugs of Abuse Sweat Patch by PharmChem allows continual monitoring of your drug dependent clients. Due to the solid construction of the patch, tampering is visibly evident.

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Included in the Drug Patch Kit


The drug patch consists of a continuous wear patch that constantly collects sweat from the wearer over the entire period of of application. During this time, any substances used by the wearer can be passed through the skin in the various forms of sweat. Whether TCS helps the court or agency administer the drug patch program, or TCS performs all activities as a full-service solution, the drug patch kit consists of:

  • Drug patch with tamper evident adhesive application
  • Application overlay (not required but used on some clients)
  • Alcohol wipes for cleaning an preparing the application area
  • Single-use tweezers for removal of patch without contamination
  • Specimen and transport bags for final sample shipping
  • Chain of Custody forms for each patch applied

Lab Panels Available


Lab Panel Substances Tested
Standard Panel AMP, COC, mAMP, OPI, PCP, THC
Expanded Panel Standard + hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, & Oxymorphone
Fentanyl Add-on Fentanyl + Nor Fentanyl

PharmChek works best in these programs

Full Services
Hybrid Services
Private Referral
Parents & Volunteers

Features of the PharmChek Drugs of Abuse Patch


  • Tamper Evident with visual inspection
  • Hygienic alternative to urine & oral testing
  • Variable wear times of 7-10 days (up to 14 days for some)
  • Continuous monitoring; 24 hours of day, 7 days a week


  • Eliminates windows of vulnerability between tests
  • Acts as an active deterrent to substance misuse
  • Wearer cannot dilute the sample being collected
  • Retains drugs used any time during wear period

Testing Integrity

  • Tests for both the drug metabolite & parent drug
  • Standard  panel with six different drugs
  • Expanded panel with four additional drugs
  • Add-on panel testing specifically for fentanyl

Software Solutions

  • Track applications, removals, & scheduling in CourtFact
  • Send clients reminders of appointments for new patches
  • Schedule fixed or random remote visual inspections
  • Directly import testing laboratory results and reports

“…the PharmChem sweat patch drug testing device is a reliable scientific method for testing for the presence of controlled substances…

Excerpt from decision of U.S. v. Stumpf

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Total Court Services actively monitors more than 10,000 clients on a daily basis using several technologies and testing methods for compliance with court orders, pretrial/bond release, or for license reinstatement programs. Every day we strive to make our individual clients successful and help our court and agency partners maintain and exceed their high standards.

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