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How long does nicotine stay in your urine?

How long does nicotine stay in your urine?

3-4 days: A single cigarette will give a positive urine cotinine for 1-2 days, regular smokers generally 3-4 and rarely 5 days, and blood tests can detect it for about the same time. Oral swabs may detect if for a bit longer, up to 7-10 days, and it can be found in hair drug testing for months, depending on the length of hair chosen. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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How long does nicotine stay in your urine for test?

How long does nicotine stay in your urine for test?

Nicotine: Cotinine is measured in the urine up to 6 weeks but is usually not detected after 4 weeks - depends on what and how much and how long you smoked and other diet issues. ...Read more

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How long will nicotine stay in your urine?

How long will nicotine stay in your urine?

Nicotine: It has mood altering effects, being both a stimulant & a relaxant. Best info. Regarding details of effects can be obtained if you go online & google the word "nicotine". ...Read more

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How long is nicotine in urine?

3-4 days: generally no more than 2-3 days, on rare occasions in some people at much as 5 days. Depends on how much you smoke and the amount of nicotine in each cigarette, and how deeply you inhale and hold it in, among many other variables. The occasional smoker may only be positive for a day or less. Depends also on what kind of test they are using and its level of sensitivity in detecting cotinine. ...Read more

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How long will nicotine show in a urine test after last cigarette?

How long will nicotine show in a urine test after last cigarette?

3-4 days: A single cigarette will give a positive urine cotinine for 1-2 days, regular smokers generally 3-4 and rarely 5 days, and blood tests can detect it for about the same time. Oral swabs may detect if for a bit longer, up to 7-10 days, and it can be found in hair drug testing for months, depending on the length of hair chosen. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get nicotine out of your urine for urine test?

Depending ...: Depending on the laboratory technique, from 6 weeks to 2 months ...Read more

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I took a SAP 5 urine drug test. Will nicotine show up on the test? How long will it take to receive the results?

I took a SAP 5 urine drug test. Will nicotine show up on the test? How long will it take to receive the results?

No: Nicotine isn't tested for on the five panel test, but are you concerned about nicotine? I take it, you have a DOT safety sensitive job. You might not be allowed to smoke at work, but you didn't violate for nicotine. You violated for another substance, if you have already been referred to a SAP-Substance Abuse Professional. The test shouldn't take long before you will have the results. ...Read more

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How long is nicotine/tobacco in urine?

Depends on how much: U smoke or use tobacco or nicotine replacement & how fast you metabolize cotinine, a tobacco breakdown product. In large studies Cotinine levels are hier in African Americans than in Caucasians, and hier in men. The best way to eliminate cotinine from ur urine & stay healthy? Quit smoking! Talk to ur doc about smoking cessation & assistance! See www.smokefree.gov talk w ur MD abt treatments 2 help ...Read more

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How long will nicotine be detectable in a urine lab sample?

How long will nicotine be detectable in a urine lab sample?

3-4 days: A single cigarette will give a positive urine cotinine for 1-2 days, regular smokers generally 3-4 and rarely 5 days, and blood tests can detect it for about the same time. Oral swabs may detect if for a bit longer, up to 7-10 days, and it can be found in hair drug testing for months, depending on the length of hair chosen. ...Read more

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How long after smoking will nicotine stay in your body and show up on a urine drug test?

How long after smoking will nicotine stay in your body and show up on a urine  drug test?

Not In Drug Screen: Nicotine is not typically screened for in urine drug tests. Usually, you will see such things as narcotics, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, illegal substances but not nicotine. If being tested specifically for nicotine is a special test where it can be detected up to 4 days. ...Read more

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Nicotine (Definition)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the ...Read more