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How long does nucynta (tapentadol) stay in your urine?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 29 years experience
See below: The blood half life (time for half to be eliminated) is 4-5 hours. So it takes 16-20 hours to clear the bloodstream after a dose (4 half lives). I would figure 3-4 days for the drug and its metabolites to clear the urine.
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