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A 18-year-old male asked:

if i smoked two to three cigarettes 4 days before a drugtest how long will it take to clear my system of nicotine if i only smoke on occasion ?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
Nicotine ?: Drug test does not include nicotine.Drug test r used for opiod , benzo , cannabas and other illicit drugs...!
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Cotinine can be measured in urine, and routinely is for companies who do not want to hire (or retain) cigarettes smokers, because of their increased health care costs and absenteeism. Cotinine remains in urine for about 3 days after a cigarette, perhaps a bit longer in chronic heavier smokers.
Nov 30, 2012
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
I agree with comment. Nicotine can and frequently is tested for in the urine of smokers, particularly people who should not be smoking.
Nov 30, 2012

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