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how long does it take to get off oxycodone

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
2 days: Oxycodone has a half life of about 4-5 hours so it is essentially gone within 36-48 hours of the last use of a short acting oxycodone preparation and ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Variable: 96 hours would be a upper limit.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
48 - 72 Hours: The drug is clinically not active after 15 to 20 hours. It is still probably detectable in the bloodstream or urine after three days. It will only be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Can take: Up to a week.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Getting off suboxone: It sounds like you were started on Suboxone after taking other prescribed opiates (including oxycodone) with a plan to taper the Suboxone and come off ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Can check yourself.: Usually 1-3 days is enough time off the drug to clear the system. This depends on multiple factors though. A person can check at home. See http://w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: If you start noticing the need for more medication to control same level of pain, fear and panic when you dont take the meds at the same time, sweatin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Sampson
31 years experience Anesthesiology
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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Margolis
47 years experience Anesthesiology
Oxycodone Halflife: The half life of oral ixycodone pills is 3.5 to 4 hours . So in 5 halflives, or 17.5 - 20 hours, most of the oxycodone is eliminated. This applies t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience Anesthesiology
varies: Typically oxycodone metabolites will be detectable in the urine for 3-7 days.
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