Top 20 Doctor insights on: How long does codeine stay in your system

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

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

Codeine: If you have a valid prescription this is not a concern. It usually lasts 3 - 5 days. ...Read more

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How long does it take for sudafed or codeine to get out of your system. I have to do a urine test and I have been sick. Will I test positive.

How long does it take for sudafed or codeine to get out of your system. I have to do a urine test and I have been sick. Will I test positive.

Depending: On how long you used it and how much probably 3-4 days. Couldn't you take a letter from your doc stating you had a prescription to use them?? ...Read more

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How long will it take for fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) to be completely out of your system?

How long will it take for fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) to be completely out of your system?

48 hours: Fiorinal with Codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine) is primarily eliminates from the body via the kidney as almost unchanged drug or metabolites. The plasma half-life is about 35 hours. Completely out of the body in approximately 48 hours. ...Read more

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How much time dose codeine stay in your system?

How much time dose codeine stay in your system?

Codeine only 1 day: The short half-life of Codeine in serum is only 2-4 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 4*6/24=1 days. The Codeine will stay in your system for about 1 days. Take this opportunity and stay clean. ...Read more

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I drive a school bus. I took cough syrup w/ codeine on sat. If tested will it be out of my system by Monday am?

I drive a school bus. I took cough syrup w/ codeine on sat. If tested will it be out of my system by Monday am?

Codeine: May be not but since the medication contained codeine it would have to have been prescribed for you which would explain why the test may be positive. ...Read more

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How much time does t3's with codeine stay in my system and breastmilk?

How much time does t3's with codeine stay in my system and breastmilk?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) with codiene: The drug is usually excreted in the urine in4-5 days. However, mit depends on age, weight, hydration and other varibles ...Read more

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How long does it take to get top effect from codeine?

An hour or so: It starts to take affect in about half an hour and peaks in a couple of hours. Stays around for about 4-5 hrs. ...Read more

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How long after taking codeine can I drink?

How long after taking codeine can I drink?

12 hours: The half life of Codeine is about 3 hours. To be safe I would wait at least 12 hours after taking Codeine before you consume alcohol. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to drink after taking a codeine?

At least...: Six hours for light drinking, 12 to 24 for heavier - which you should not do in any case. ...Read more

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How long does it take for tyernol #4 with codeine to react?

How long does it take for tyernol #4 with codeine to react?

30 minute or so: The effect of the medication is a result of its absorption and with food in the stomach or not. But usually there is effect in 30 minute or so. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of taking codeine. I have been taking 1 year prescribed by go for pain worried about the long term effects 30mg x 4 a d?

What are the long term effects of taking codeine. I have been taking 1 year prescribed by go for pain worried about the long term effects 30mg x 4 a d?

Narcotic addiction: Long term effects of taking any narcotic are physical and emotional addiction and tolerance to the medication. Codeine causes nausea that often gets better with time, but the constipation will persist. Talk with your doctor about alternative solutions. ...Read more

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What are the risks associated with stopping long term use of butalbital with codeine?

What are the risks associated with stopping long term use of butalbital with codeine?

Withdrawal: If you have been on narcotics for awhile, suddenly stopping these meds will throw you into symptoms of narcotic/opiod withdrawal. May feel anxious, agitated, nauseated and in severe cases can be pretty harsh. I would advise you gradually wean down and possibly discuss this with whomever you have been getting the meds from. ...Read more

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How long do they have to wait after their last dose of codeine for their first dose of tramadol? They are 14 male

How long do they have to wait after their last dose of codeine for their first dose of tramadol? They are 14 male

Six hours: I suggest six hours because the half-life of Codeine is somewhere between one and three hours. That means that half of your dose of Codeine is metabolized in somewhere between one and three hours and half of the residual is metabolized in another three hours. Usually in the young healthy person I would expect the metabolism to be a lot quicker than any older person.
So by six hours in a 14-year-ol. ...Read more

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I'm having zydol withdrawal, I don't think it'll last long coz I wasn't taking them long but can I take codeine for the next day or two?

Ultram dependance: Zydol is an opiate with the potential of causing dependance. Using another opiate to control withdrawals will not fix your problem. This is something you need to discuss with you doctor who may be able to formulate a better long term plan for you. ...Read more

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Could codeine linctus help to get rid of long term smokers who develop a cough?

Could codeine linctus help to get rid of long term smokers who develop a cough?

Get rid of smokers?: Or get rid of the cough. It will not get rid of the smokers, but it will suppress cough to some extent. Smokers cough is usually part of chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and any cough suppressant might reduce the cough somewhat, but it will not get rid of it. Stopping smoking and letting the bronchi and lungs heal is what will ultimately get rid of cough. Not sure how you get rid of smokers. ...Read more