A 29-year-old male asked:
How long does cocaine stay in the urine for? i had some saturday night midnight and then got called in today at work for a random drug test.
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General Surgery 56 years experience
Bad luck, or choice: Cocaine and its major metabolites may be quantitated in blood, plasma or urine to monitor for abuse, confirm a diagnosis of poisoning or assist in the forensic investigation of a traffic or other criminal violation or a sudden death. Most commercial cocaine immunoassay screening tests cross-react appreciably with the major cocaine metabolites, but chromatographic techniques can easily distinguis
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Neurology 36 years experience
The detection level: varies from lab to lab. Cocaine has a fairly short half life. Another factor would be the dose you took. If they want to look for cocaine they could obtain an assay from your hair.
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Specializes in Child Psychiatry
Days: Cocaine metabolites last generally 2-3 days but depending on how much cocaine you do and how often metabolites in urine can last a month.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2019
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