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Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Prescribed 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) 4x a day taken it only for 7 day cuz my opiate dependence methadone place turned down for the Xanax (alprazolam) what is Xanax (alprazolam) detection time?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Prescribed 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) 4x a day taken it only for 7 day cuz my opiate dependence methadone place turned down for the Xanax (alprazolam) what is Xanax (alprazolam) detection time?

Long half-life: The elimination half-life of xanax (alprazolam) is about 11.2-26.9 hours. It takes almost 6 elimination half-life's for a drug to be cleared from the human body. Well... It could take a maximum of 161.4 hours or 6.7 days (6 x 26.9 hours) for xanax (alprazolam) to be completely eliminated. Rec. See your prescribing physician to express your concerns. ...Read more

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Opiates (Definition)

Opiates are a type of drug including pain medicines like morphine and ...Read more


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How much time does it take for opiates to completely leave your system?

How much time does it take for opiates to completely leave your system?

Depends: Different opiates are metabolized differently. It takes about 4 half-lives to be 95%excreted. ...Read more

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How much time for opiates to leave urine?

Opiates differ in me: watersoluble compond like will leave faster while fat soluble like fentanyl will take more time.most of them will leave body in 48 t0 72 hour. ...Read more

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How much time does Suboxone block opiates?

Suboxone: Suboxone is a combination of 2 drugs (buprenorphine and naloxone) . The Buprenorphine is very long acting and the Naloxone is short acting. The short answer to your question is the blocking action declines over a 2 to 4 day period. ...Read more

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I've been off of opiates a year and i still feel weak all the time. Normal?

No: Feeling weak could be from any number of medical conditions from poor general health, conditioning to from being anemic as well and definitely not from opiates. Thus i would seek medical evaluation from a health professional with treatment/advice as necessary if need be. Be well ...Read more

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I tested positive for opiates but i haven't done any. I take oxycontin time release so is that why?

Yes: Oxycontin is an opiate. I am sorry there was a misunderstanding. If your Oxycontin is prescribed by a physician and it is proper, let whoever tested you know that you have a valid reason. ...Read more

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I have tested pos for opiates 3 times in a methadone program. I only taken the methadone they gave me, how is this possible? I really haven't used

I have tested pos for opiates 3 times in a methadone program. I only taken the methadone they gave me, how is this possible? I really haven't used

It's an opiate!: Methadone (just like morphine, heroin, codeine, oxycodone, opium & hydromorphone) is an opiate. If you're CERTAIN your aren't ingesting any other opiate, then only methadone should show up on your drug tests. However, office based urine drug screens can give false positive results for other drugs. If there's any question, they should be followed up by a confirmation test. ...Read more

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For what length of time does it take to recover from opiate addiction?

For what length of time does it take to recover from opiate addiction?

Lifetime: If the addiction was acquired during a painful illness, recovery can be very fast aided by humane protocols such as used by the military in burn units. If it was a recreational use or from ill-advised prescribing, the person will never be fully normal or able to approach opiates again without having terrible things happen in the mind. ...Read more