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Does the dose of gabepentin matter with how long it stays in your urine

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
30to42 hours: Gabapentin is typically eliminated from your system in 30 to 42 hours after ingesting.It has half life of 5to7 hours.ONLY1.5% of Medicine remaining af ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Pakdaman
11 years experience General Practice
Gabapentin/Neurontin: Gabapentin is a medication often prescribed for seizures and neuropathic pain. The half life for elimination in the ueine is 5 to 7 hours, regardless ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Increase water : Intake. An extra dose should not cause this. Something else may be causing it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
If tested for: Neurontin (gabapentin) is a non-controlled/non-scheduled/non-addictive medication that is not metabolized by the liver at all and excreted unchanged b ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Up to 7 days. I assume you ask because it is not prescribed to you. Abuse of Suboxone is very dangerous and can lead to respiratory failure and death.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
The metabolites are: N-desmethyltapentadol and hydroxy-tapentadol It has a 4 hour half life and should clear from the urine in from 24 -72 hrs maximum depending on how se ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Triadafilopoulos
41 years experience Gastroenterology
Hours: Starting dose is 10 mg 3 times per day. This means that the effect does not last for more than few hours at a time.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
No: Drug tests are done for specific drugs, mainly controlled substances or illegal drugs. There would be no reason to test for amoxicillin.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
40 years experience Psychiatry
Varies: The half-life of Lorazepam (ativan) is 9-16 hours. It is out of your system in 5 half-lives, or 45-80 hours.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience Cardiology
2 to 7 days: Wafarin response is very variable. Typically, within 2 to 3 days there is a significant reductiion in the effect and within about 5 days anticoagulati ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
6-12 hours: It is relatively short acting drug. Yet it can make you sleepy and any other sleeping/sedating drug's effect can be enhanced upto several housr(6-12 h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Screened for on a drug test.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
39 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Depends on length of treatment. If taken daily it accumulates and takes time to be excreted. With the long half life, it takes a few weeks to be elimi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Generally: Any lab that performs this type of test would have completed it fairly quickly and as such, metabolite deterioration is not an issue. Hope that help ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
About 3: days.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
It Depends: Drugs clear the body at different rates depending on the form given, how much was given, how long you took it, what other meds you take and your own m ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Supposedly: Most time-release drugs are formulated so that the active ingredient is embedded in a matrix of insoluble substances such that the dissolving drug mus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Birth control: The "pill' is absorbed when you take it but to prevent pregnancy needs to be taken daily and consistently. You should use a back up (barrier or sperm ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Can be 1 to 6 weeks: Valium (diazepam) stays in the system a long time in part because its break down products/metabolites do not disappear quickly. It can be a relatively ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Depends . . .: Half-life depends upon formulation eg immediate vs continuous release. Check out http://www.drugs.com/morphine.html for more info. In general, you'll ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
1 oz /hr: The average-size body breaks down slightly more than an oz of alcohol per hour on the average with some variations. Women should use the 1/2 oz thumb ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Half life: Depends of you used it acutely or chronically. The half-life is 4, 8 hrs. So expect it to last 25 hrs from the last use.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Short acting: Starts working in 1/2 he elkect lasts 3-4 hours drugs may be stored in adipose tissue & is detectable in body much longer
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Each cigarette : Contains about 1 mg of nicotine, and its half-life is about 2 hrs. It also is multicompartmental, meaning it can be "accumulated" in adipose tissue, d ... Read More
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