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How long does Valium stay in your urine?

How long does Valium stay in your urine?

Valium urine test: Valium can be detected in the urine for several weeks after taking it due to the drug's long half life. ...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 Valium stay in the body to show up on an urine test?

How long does Valium stay in the body to show up on an urine test?

Can be 1 to 6 weeks: Valium (diazepam) stays in the system a long time in part because its break down products/metabolites do not disappear quickly. It can be a relatively long time before you will have a negative test if you took valium for this reason. ...Read more

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How long will it take Valium to get out of my urine?

How long will it take Valium to get out of my urine?

Benzos and UAs: One to six weeks. It varies greatly depending on how much you have used and for how long and for several other variables. I caution that I have seen it positive for up to eight weeks actually. ...Read more

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How long can 20mg of Valium be detected in urine?

How long can 20mg of Valium be detected in urine?

Valium in urine: If it's a single use, valium can be detected for 7-10 days. If use is ongoing, it can be detected for much longer -- 1-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take valium to show up in urine after taking it orally?

How long does it take valium to show up in urine after taking it orally?

It will start to be: removed by your kidneys soon after you take it and thus be detected in your urine. ...Read more

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How long will 20 MG Valium, single use, be detected in urine. 6'2" 230 lbs .

How long will 20 MG Valium, single use, be detected in urine. 6'2" 230 lbs .

The detection window: of single dose of Valium (diazepam) for a urine drug screen is 7 days. However, high dose and or long duration of use can increase that window to up to 30 days. A healthy, well-hydrated young adult male may eliminate Valium from his system in fewer than 5 days, but I wouldn't count on it. If you have a valid prescription, in most cases, the test will be reported as "negative." Dr. Anne ...Read more

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How long will 10mg of valium be in my urine 6'1 18yo 240lb one time use?

About 4-7 days: Valium is a long acting benzodiazepine with active metabolites. It gets metabolized by the liver. It's clearance from the body depends on the condition of your liver and the presence of competing substances. Also, detection of valium in the urine is also based on the sensitivity and specificity of the test. ...Read more

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Have anxiety; took valium. How long it take to pass urine test and get out of system?

Have anxiety; took valium.   How long it take to pass urine test and get out of system?

1-6 wks: Hard to answer without specifics re: age, sex, level of use (heavy?), weight, and method of testing (urine, saliva, hair, blood, nail?). Fill me in. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Valium (Definition)

Valium (diazepam) is an older benzodiazepine tranquilizer. It was the #1 prescribed drug (of any kind) in the us in the late 1960s but is used less now due to drug interactions and active metabolites. It is still used for anxiety and as "pre-medication" for uncomfortable medical and minor surgical procedures. It is habit-forming, should not be used with alcohol, ...Read more