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How Long Does Cannabis Stay In Your Bloodstream
A while.: If you are asking how long it will show up in a drug screen, the answer is several days. But, more importantly, methamphetamine causes damage, that is permanent, to the brain. It burns out the pleasure centers of the brain, and lead to being depressed. It can also lead to a permanent disorder of psychosis. And both do not not respond to medications. So, don't use it! ...Read more
Toxicology: I am not a toxicologist, but valium's effectiveness on your mental star is typically no longer than 8 hours, but when it comes to how long it's metabolites will stay in your bloodstream or urine, I am not sure. If you have to go for a drug test for work, tell them when you have last taken it, be honest. If you have to know when you can drive without being under influence of it, eight hours or so ...Read more
Thc in bloodstream: Hunault et al 2000 calculated that high dose (23 %) marihuana can stay in your blood stream up to 8 hours. However cannabis users can have products of metabolism circulating and excreted for prolonged periods of time. Cannabis users are usually identified through detection of 11-nor-9-corboxy-delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (thccooh) in urine. Thccooh may be detectable up to 3 months. ...Read more
Half life and more: That depends on that you mean by "your system." the "half life" of morphine (the time it takes once it peaks in the body for half of it to have been metabolized) is about 2 hours. But it takes about 3 days to eliminate 85% totally from the body for an average person's liver. That said, its metabolites are detectable in a urine test oftentimes for a week, and in a hair test almost permanently. ...Read more
Which "meth???": Methamphetamine is a short-acting drug, but it has longer acting metabolites which are what are measured in urine. After a single dose, it's half-life is about 4 hours, but metabolites can be found for 2-3 days. After regular heavy use, it can be detected for 5-7 days. Methadone (also called meth) lasts for 3-5 days, and in long-term use metabolites can be detected for weeks. ...Read more
Marijuana in Body: The active ingredient in marijuana is THC. The half-life (meaning how long it takes for 1/2 of it to "disappear") is about 20 hours. It can settle in fat cells and take time to get out of the body. Generally after 2-weeks it is all gone, although there have been reports of up to 30-days. ...Read more
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