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Can you tell me about hydrocodone and urine testing?

Can you tell me about hydrocodone and urine testing?

It is tested for.: Hydrocodone is one of the drugs commonly tested for in a urine drug screen. Some of the most basic urine drug screens may only test for natural opiates such as heroin, morphine or codeine. Since it is a synthetic opiate, it is sometimes tested and reported separately from naturally occurring opiates. ...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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Could coughsyrup with codiene show as hydrocodone on urine test?

Could coughsyrup with codiene show as hydrocodone on urine test?

Hydrocodone: Could be, if you took a lot of syrup with codeine. Codeine is a natural opioid. The hydrocodone is a semisynthetic derived from codeine. It is 1.5 times less potent than the oxycodone but it is crossreactive. Hydrocodone is used by itself in some cough syrups. ...Read more

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Will 3 days (72 hrs) be long enough to get 90 mg hydrocodone out of urine?

Will 3 days (72 hrs) be long enough to get 90 mg hydrocodone out of urine?

Hydrocodone: It is dependent of how much you use, your personal metabolism, how much you peed and what testing method it is used. 6-keto-opioid is the substance to detect. 4-5 days is safe, but if it is used gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric (gc-ms) methods 5 days is beginning of the safe period. ...Read more

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For how long does hydrocodone stay in urine?

Dose dependent: Hydrocodone is found in the urine by testing in variable concentrations. It depends on the dose and varies from individual to individual and presence of other drugs or systemic diseases that may alter the drug's metabolism and excretion into the urine. ...Read more

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Can hydrocodone make my urine smell?

No: In my experience hydrocodone is not associated with changes in urine odor or appearance. ...Read more

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How long does hydrocodone stay in your urine?

How long does hydrocodone stay in your urine?

See below: It can be detected in a urine drug screen for up to six days. It can also be detected in hair and nail samples for much longer than this. If you have a prescription for the pain medication this will not be a problem with a drug screen. ...Read more

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Would hydrocodone fail a home urine test?

Depends on what: The test is for. Most home tests are specific for one or two drugs, so if it is a marijuana or Cocaine test, hydrocodone will not show up. If it is a multiple-substance test and tests for cocaine, amphetamines, opiates, marijuana etc., it will show up. If it is a specific test for opiates, hydrocodone will generally show up. Oxycodone sometimes doesn't unless it is in higher doses in some tests. ...Read more

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How long can hydrocodone be detected in urine?

Hard to tell: You will pee half of it out ever 4 to 5 hours. In general we consider drugs gone from any effect after 5-7 half-lifes. So that is 24-36 hours. But i don't know how sensitive the tests are. You should ask the md who wrote the prescription for a letter that you are on the meds for a good reason if you need to take a drug test. ...Read more

Hydrocodone (Definition)

Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from two naturally occurring opiates: Codeine or thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic and antitussive. It is available in tablet, capsule, and syrup form. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain or as an antitussive to treat cough. Hydrocodone affects pain by ...Read more