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how long does it take to get percocet out of your system

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how long does it take to get percocet out of your system?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Hussey replied 3 years ago.
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It can take upto 24 hours for the drug to get out of your system.
Its half life is 3.5 -4 hrs . So it may take 16-20 hrs for 98% of drug to get out of your system.
From drug test perspective, it can be detected in blood upto 24 hours since last dose was taken.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
And it it is long term use?
Expert:  Dr.Hussey replied 3 years ago.
Even If you have been taking it for too long, still the drug detection time would not exceed 24 hours.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
would that be urine and blood test?
Expert:  Dr.Hussey replied 3 years ago.
This time frame would be for urine test.
In blood the detection time may increase upto 48 hours.

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Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
I substantially disagree with the above expert.
Opiates can be detected up to 4 days in urine.
not 24 plus 48 hours which would be 3 days.

In addition, as to is this out of your system
In terms of withdrawal, you might have symptoms for 2 weeks.
In terms of emotional effects from heavy use, effects for an average of 6 months.
good luck

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
What is considered of heavy use?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 3 years ago.
Daily use for a period of time at a medium to high dose
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
How many mg's is considered medium?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 3 years ago.
3 to 4 grams a day
but this will vary with every individual
as will metabolism

that is why there is a range of 2 to 4 days on urine detection.
You have to assume 4 to be safe.

good luck again


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I'm sorry, yes you did answer my questions.

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