Top
20
Doctor insights on: Methadone Urine Qual W Confirm

Share
1

1
How much time will 10mg of methadone stay in my urine ?

How much time will 10mg of methadone stay in my urine ?

A week or more: methadone is a very long-acting drug and is very slowly metabolized. The parent drug can stick around for 5-10 days in urine after a single dose, and metabolites up to a week longer. If you are prescribed it for pain, you need a note from your doctor. If it is NOT prescribed, or you are in a safety-sensitive job (bus driver etc.) then you SHOULDN'T be taking it. ...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


3

3
I took 5mg of Methadone for the first time in 3 months. How long will it remain in my urine?

Not a good idea: Methadone is an opiate and is one of the most addictive substances that should only be taken with medical supervision. I really encourage you to think about why you took it and evaluate whether this is a bigger issue than how long it will stay in your system. I recommend you see a Mental health practitioner and or a substance use counsellor. Good luck to you. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
Iv heard that methadone stays in the urine all different times. Some say 3-5 days. Some say weeks. What is the actual detection time for two doses 80m?

Iv heard that methadone stays in the urine all different times. Some say 3-5 days. Some say weeks. What is the actual detection time for two doses 80m?

Varies: Metrhadone half-life, the time it takes for half of the medication to be gone, is between eight (8) and 59 hours depending on many factors. It also depends what level of detection is being applied. ...Read more

6

6
Why are urine tests so necessary when on methadone?

Other drugs: To see if you are taking the medicaton and not taking any other abusive medicatons with it. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How long will methadone metabolites stay in stored urine?

How long will methadone metabolites stay in stored urine?

I don't know: I was able to find information about a lab which routinely does methadone drug testing.Their service keeps specimens for retesting for 30 days. I would presume that the tests would be accurate at least for that period of time. However, perhaps different tests/labs have different periods of time for which they ensure accuracy. Part of it would depend on how high the concentration of methadone is. ...Read more

9

9
How long does methadone stay in your system? I have a urine test next wednesday.

Long time: Methadone is very fat soluble and stays in your fatty tissue for a long time. If you have been taking it chronically then it may still there is a good chance it will still be there next wednesday. The real question is why you have taken methadone. If you were taking it to get high, that is a very bad choice. Methadone will get you dead before it will get you high. ...Read more

10

10
Do I have to take 2 urine tests one is a methadone and the other a drug panel if the dr didn't discuss them to me?

Drug Testing: Pain: Pain management allows a physician to demand regular screening for drugs, especially those they are prescribing. If you do not do the drug screening the physician has a right to stop prescribing the medications you are on. ...Read more

12

12
What medications can cause a false positive for methadone in a urine test?

Check out this link.: Best wishes! http://dig.Pharm.Uic.Edu/faq/2011/feb/faq1.Aspx.

Get a more detailed answer ›
14

14
How long will a 40mg dose of methadone stay in my system? and how long will it show up on a 10 panel urine screen

Methadone: is a long acting m opioid receptor agonist. The half-life of (R, S)-methadone is 15-60 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 60*6/24=15 days. The Methadone will stay in your system for about 15 days. Hope it helps. ...Read more

15

15
I had a urine test and tested positive for methadone and I do not take methadone . Is there any medications that can cause a false positive?

Yes, a large nunber: Reports of false-positive uds results potential for false-positive uds results was identified for the following medication classes: antihistamines, antidepressants, antibiotics, analgesics, antipsychotics. Reports of false- . -positive uds results was identified for the following medication classes reports of false-positive uds results were found for 25 (21.5%) of 116 formulary medications. Th. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Will methadone or methadose show up on a standard urine drug test?

Most likely.: It is very likely than any use of Methadone will be reflected by a positive opioid test on any drug screen. Depending on the sophistication of the test, it may be also be identifiable specifically as methadone. ...Read more

19

19
I am on the methadone program and i get urine tested,does lorazepam show up as an opiate?

I am on the methadone program and i get urine tested,does lorazepam show up as an opiate?

No: Lorazepam is NOT an opiate. It is a benzodiazepine. It does not show up as an opiate. It shows up as a benzodiazepine. If you are in a methadone program, some serious reading-up on different types and classes of drugs will probably afford you considerable benefit in your journey toward sobriety. Knowledge is power. Arm yourself. ...Read more

20

20
I took a 3mg of lorazapam 3 weeks ago and a methadone 2 to 3 weeks ago how long till it is out of my system for a urine screen?

Methadone: Lorazepam should be out of the system within 24-48 hrs, however methadone has a half life that can be as long as 60 hours and therefore may be detectable in the urine for up to 4 days ...Read more

Dr. Stuart Wasser
645 doctors shared insights

Methadone (Definition)

Methadone is a synthetic opiate used for pain control and in the rehabilitation of opiate addicts. Methadone used in rehabilitation relieves craving, suppresses withdrawal symptoms, and blocks the euphoric effects associated with ...Read more