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how long does methadone take to leave your system? on it for 2 months 5 mg twice daily. got off yesterday

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Dr. Chan Hwang
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Variable: Methadone takes about three days to fill tissue reservoirs after a person begins taking it. The rate at which methadone leaves a person's body after she stops it is variable, but since you have been on it for two months although at a relatively low dose, it could be mostly out of your system by two to eight weeks, depending on your body chemistry.
Answered on May 4, 2016
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