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how to get methadone out of your system

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Unclear on question: Do you mean how long would it take to get to therapeutic levels? That would be within the first day or two, and 80 is a hefty dose. T has a long half ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: If this was a one time use, it should be clear in a week, but if it was long-term it's less certain. Half-life range top is 48hrs, so you're probably ... Read More
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Drug test: You dont. Methadone has a long half life which means it takes a long time to get out of the system.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Methadone half-life: The half-life of Methadone is 15 to 60 hours. It takes five times the half-life to leave your system. Therefore it could take anywhere between 75 hou ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Don't smoke weed: That and wait about two weeks. Pretty simple. If you are taking "marinol", a drug used treat nausea, that will show up as thc too.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience Anesthesiology
none: There is no way to increase the metabolism and excretion of the drug.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Taper: Talk to your prescriber before attempting to change doses or time of taking it.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Time: Time is the only answer here.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cocaine: Abstain!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle King
25 years experience Psychiatry
After a cigarette: the average smoker with 1 MG of nicotine, after an hour or two, a trace is still left. The nicotine is metabolized in the liver and there is nothing ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Methamphetamine: For most who use it, meth is detectable by urine testing for 3-5 days. Some resources state a maximum of 10 days. It can be detected in hair for muc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mostly kidneys: It is excreted 70-80% in urine unchanged, minimally through the liver.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roxanne Lewis
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Months: Once in, the chemical is processed by the body and some of the metabolites are deposited in reservoirs, like hair follicles, that can show positive mo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
NyQuil: Hello. The active ingredients in NyQuil will clear from your system soon after you have taken the medication. If you took excessive doses, then go to ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Get the help and : Support you need and deserve. Go to 12 step meetings, find a therapist in your area and if necessary, they will refer you to a knowledgable psychiatr ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Keller
14 years experience Anesthesiology
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.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Not long: However, the more important question might be, do you have an addiction problem? If you do, please seek help for same asap rather than worrying about ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Don't eat it: The big question is, why are you avoiding it? Celiac disease is a serious problem, and supposedly underdiagnosed in the us. But, if you don't have c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
Stop taking: The only way to get Oxycontin or any other opioid out of your system is to stop taking it.
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Dr. CAMHUONG NGUYEN
20 years experience Pharmacology
20-24hrs: Nicotine will stay in your system from 20 -24hrs.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
2 weeks: 2 weeks.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There is not an: effective way to accelerate this process. Any attempts to wash out with over-hydration will be picked up on testing.

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