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How does it take to get Meth completely out ur system in

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How long does it take to get Meth completely out ur system in order to pas a drug test? Urine, blood, sylvia,hair?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Drug Testing
Expert:  Family Physician replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for using

Methamphetamine generally can be detected in urine for up to 3 days, in saliva for up to 36 hours, in blood for 48 hours and hair up to 3 months.

The detection times are somwhat variable depending on length/frequency of use, dose, route of delivery and metabolism. The longest detection time ever reported in the medical literature for methamphetamine was 6 days for urine.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
When urine is tested, what do they look for, or what makes meth show up different than aphedamine?
Expert:  Family Physician replied 6 years ago.
The two drugs while similar in action are chemically different. In most tests they use GC/MS technology to identify the specific chemical - much like doing a "chemical fingerprint" of the substance.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Is there anything you can take/do to help get it out of your system faster when you snort it through your nose.
Expert:  Family Physician replied 6 years ago.
NO - while you will find many products (and home remedies) promoted on the web, the scientifically valid answer is these products and home remedies DON'T work.

You should also understand that some of these products can cause your drug test to be reported "adulterated" (tampered), which is treated the same as a positive test.