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How long does it take for hydrocodone to get out of your system

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Not sure what you: Are really asking. The clinical effects of hydrocodone last a very short time - 3-5 hours or so, as it is metabolized to codeine, then morphine and t... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Keller
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
72 hrs: The pain relief lasts around 4-6 hrs . If you have recently started taking it and at prescribed doses it should be gone in 72 hrs.
Dr. John Sampson
Anesthesiology 32 years experience
It depends on type: Oxycodone comes in two varieties. Immediate release (ir) and controlled release (cr). Some companies mix oxycodone (usually the ir variety) with A... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a short acting pain medications. 50% of it is out of your system by 4-6 hours with the other 50% out by 8-12... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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You can't: Time will. There is nothing that hastens most drugs coming out of the body, no matter what you read about "detox" meds or procedures, enemas, diureti... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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You can't: If you are using drugs not by prescription, and you know that you might be tested, that (to me at least) is pretty strong evidence of a drug problem. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on what you: Mean by "out of my system." i suspect you are being drug tested, and that is your concern. Firstly, you can't get it out any faster with any known t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
Anesthesiology 35 years experience
Yes: It should not still be present.
A male asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Less than a Day: The half-life of hydrocodone is about 5 hours. This means that the drug should be out of you system (by effect) within 15 hours. The drug will still b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Hydrocodone: A few hours for the narcotic. There would be no reason to not nurse when you are on Clindamycin.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Bryant
Pharmacology 19 years experience
Hydrocodone 20 hrs: In general, 97% of a 10mg dose of hydrocodone would be eliminated after 20 hours. In addition, 97% of 325mg of acetaminophen would be eliminated afte... Read More

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