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How long does it take for codeine from cough syrup to stay in your system for drug test?

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Dr. Richard Maughon
Pain Management 24 years experience
Codeine: If you have a valid prescription this is not a concern. It usually lasts 3 - 5 days.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for me to take too much codeine cough syrup?

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management 35 years experience
Absolutely!: Codeine is a narcotic. Although weaker than many narcotics, it still has the same potential side effects from addiction to constipation, respiratory depression, and death. Only use according to prescription instructions and no more.

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