A 40-year-old male asked:
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does activated charcoal actually pull long-ago ingested(10 hrs) meds from bloodstream?slow-release suda so half still stomach but rest in bloodstream.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No, Go to ER: Activated charcoal will not pull out the drug from blood. You should to the emergency room to have the blood level of drug measured to see if specific treatment is warranted.
Answered on Oct 20, 2018

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