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A 23-year-old male asked:

i took 1mg lorazepam this past wednesday. i have a pre-employment drug screen this tuesday. 1st time user. unprescribed. will it show in a urine test?

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Dr. Christopher Smith
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Drug screen benzo: Many factors unique to the individual being tested determine the actual 1/2 life of the particular drug including variables as age,wt,body fat,sex, metabolic rate, overall health and amount of drug consumed over what period of time: Benzo--in urine therapeutic usage-----3-4 days urine 90 days--hair 48 hrs--blood chronic usage: 4-6 wks urine

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