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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yucui Chen
26 years experience Psychiatry
No effective meds: Meth usually stay in your urine no longer than 3 days. Medication treatment for meth use disorder has been not approved by FDA, some study suggest wel ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
13 years experience Psychiatry
Long enough: I would worry less about how long meth stays in your body than i would be about actually using meth. Please get help w/ addiction. Aa and na are a g ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
3-4 days: Meth has a 1/2 life of 4-5 hours, but is metabolized to amphetamine which has half life around 10 hours. Best thing is to not use at all.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Crystal meth: Crystal meth remains detectable in urine for 1-4 days, but can be found by hair tests for 90 days. This is a very dangerous drug, and we hope you'll ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Smoking meth: Smoked methamphetamine goes into the lungs and into pulmonary vasculature -- and then to the rest of the body including the brain. Effects typically ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on usage: Depending on the dosage and frequency of drug use, methamphetamine may persist in a urine sample from 1-4 days after discontinuation.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Both of these illnesses interfere with the overall ability of the liver to do its job. You do know that hepatitis C is usually curable today if you ca ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
2-4 days: Methamphetamine itself is rapidly metabolized and lasts only a few hours in the bloodstream and the brain, but its metabolites hang around much longer ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: It depends on your metabolism, but meth is generally detectable in urine for 1-4 days after use. Urine drug tests are the ones most often used. Meth ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Which "meth???": Methamphetamine is a short-acting drug, but it has longer acting metabolites which are what are measured in urine. After a single dose, it's half-lif ... Read More
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