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Can drug screening tell the difference between morphine and herion

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Methadone requires a specific test; morphine shows up on the general opioid test and Methadone does not.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Almost the same: Morphine and heroin are narcotic analgesics which are indicated for moderate to severe pain. Heroin (diamorphine) is a derivative of the morphine, but ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
One is normal-sleep: the other is a self-destructive side effect of a narcotic. "On the nod"??- see a funeral director.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, but for how : Long. If you had drug screen the day after epidural, it may be positive. Half life of morphine is 2-3 hours and screening test is likely to be negativ ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Kadian (morphine): Kadian is a morphine like pain med and will clearly show up on a urine drug screen. This is a drug that requires strict supervision.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
If it is a: comprehensive drug test, they will show as 2 different drugs.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
About 2 days: Heroin and its metabolites can be detected in urine for about 2 days, five days outer limit, in urine. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh veg ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
2-5 days: Two days is usually sufficient. Five days would be safer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Heroin and its metabolites are detectable in urine for 5-7 days after last use.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Blake
19 years experience Pain Management
Chemical Structure: All of these are differentiated by their chemical structure. Heroin and opium are schedule one substances which are illegal in the us and considered t ... Read More
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