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How long does cocaethylene stay in your blood?

How long does cocaethylene stay in your blood?

Cocaethylene: It depends on how much is present in the blood and route of administration of cocaine. It's half life is 3-5 times longer than cocaine which makes it attractive to drug abusers for a longer high, but also has an 18-25 fold increased risk of immediate death over cocaine use alone. Never recommended. VERY TOXIC!! ...Read more

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Does a liver flush rid the liver of cocaethylene?

Does a liver flush rid the liver of cocaethylene?

Please don't cleanse: Don't waste your time, money, or health--liver "detoxing" is snake oil! if you indeed have a liver disease, see a specialist who can help design appropriate treatment for you. Please read the many other healthtap answers that dissuade use of "detox" or "cleanse" products. ...Read more

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What to do if I have to take a urine test this afternoon. will cocaine and benzoylecgonine or cocaethylene be found in my urine?

What to do if I have to take a urine test this afternoon. will cocaine and benzoylecgonine or cocaethylene be found in my urine?

How would I know?: It would kind of depend on whether you used Cocaine and alcohol, wouldn't it. You don't say in your question if or when you used them, but if it was in the last 3-5 days, there is a good chance it will show up in your urine. Cocaine is not what is ever found, because it lasts only a few minutes in the bloodstream and is broken down into metabolites. Cocaethylene has a longer period of detection. ...Read more

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How long do cocaine stay in your system?

Variable: Depends on what you mean. Cocaine itself is metabolized by enzymes in our blood which break it down into inactive metabolites within minutes. The metabolic by-products, called ecgnonines (mostly benzoylecgonine) can be detected for several days after a single use, depending on how large a dose it was. Another metabolite, cocaethylene, is formed when you drink on cocaine, and that lasts 2-3 days. ...Read more

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How long does cocaine stay in your system? Tried it once recently at a party have a life insurance physical coming up.

2-3 days: Depending on how sensitive a test they are using, how long between your use and the test, and how much you used, it would be unusual for it be found more than 3 days afterwards, and virtually never more than 5 days later. Again, usually 2-3 days. There is a metabolite of cocaine, cocaethylene, which can last longer and occurs when people drink while using cocaine, but wouldn't be more than 5 day. ...Read more

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How much time does cocaine stay in your system ?

How much time does cocaine stay in your system ?

2-3 days: Depending on how sensitive a test they are using, how long between your use and the test and how much you used, it would be unusual for it be found more than 3 days afterwards, and virtually never more than 5 days later. Again, usually 2-3 days. There is a metabolite of cocaine, cocaethylene, which can last longer and occurs when people drink while using Cocaine but wouldn't be more than 5 days. ...Read more

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Does alcohol make cocaine stay in your system longer?

Does alcohol make cocaine stay in your system longer?

Dangerous combo.: Combining alcohol with Cocaine creates cocaethylene which adds further to the effects of either drug alone. Sometimes what is done to your brain is more relevant than how long the drug stays in your system. Be warned this is dangerous. Be safe. ...Read more

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I took 2grams of cocaine in 2 days...How long it will stay in my urine and blood?

I took 2grams of cocaine in 2 days...How long it will stay in my urine and blood?

About 72 hours: Cocaine itself is gone in a very short time, metabolized by an enzyme in our blood. This is why Cocaine is so short-acting. However, its metabolites, particularly benzoylecgnonine, can be detected for about 72 hours. If you drink alcohol with it, a longer-acting metabolite, cocaethylene, may be present for several days more. It sounds like you are worried about drug testing? Consider getting help. ...Read more

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Can alcohol and cocaine/speed abuse lead to nephritis?

Can alcohol and cocaine/speed abuse lead to nephritis?

Yes: The combination of alcohol and Cocaine (cocaethylene) is very cardiotoxic may lead to coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy and heart failure, this can cause nephritis from poor vascular supply and also embolic phenomena arising from Cocaine ...Read more

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