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how to get cotinine out of your system

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely, if no more : Tobacco. There are variations in elimination with type of tobacco, lean body mass, race and gender. Average half life of cotinine is about 20 hours so ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not long: Half life in the body is about 20 hours. If your intake is an honest reprt, it shoukd be gone in a few days. Most regular smokers should be clear in b ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cotinine: If you briefly placed lips around cigar and didn't puff - there wasn't likely a significant exchange. But remember you Environmental tobacco smoke (ET ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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2-3 days: nicotine is a very short-acting drug, and its main metabolite cotinine is too. After a single cigarette, levels will usually only be detectable for 2 ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Forgive my frankness: Flushes do not work. You can lie and claim that a low level is passive smoke. Or you can be honest and get in a program to stop for real. The latter w ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Quit tobacco: The variable information is due to the fact that different tests have different sensitivity. If you abstain from tobacco, including second hand smoke ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Will WHAT help?: Cotinine is generally gone in 3 days, no matter what you do. It does not help to try to "flush" the body, because most tests are able to detect that ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Curtis
27 years experience General Practice
Should be.: Cotinine, a chemical your body makes from nicotine, has a half-life of 20 hours. Most drugs are non-detectable after 5-6 half lives.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on test: and, to some extent, how heavy a smoker you are. It is generally short-acting, and can be detected in blood and urine for 2-3 days, and with oral swab ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely: Cotinine may stay detectable for 4-10 days after last use. Consult this site for drug elimination times. http://www.ipassedmydrugtest.com/drug_detect ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Please stop now: After a week, you can claim it is from second hand smoke. Please, please, do not go back to smoking after having done so well. If you need help, think ... Read More

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