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How does suboxone stay in your system after you stop taking

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How long does suboxone stay in your system after you stop taking it? How long do you need to be off it before it won't show up in a urine drug test?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 7 years ago.


Suboxone goes out of your system within 48 hours of your last dose.

Suboxone, if used chronically, may be detected in urine for upto 5 days since last dosage.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
do most urine tests, say the usual preemplyment type test for this?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 7 years ago.

No, suboxone is not detected in usual preliminary urine drug screens.

GCMS testing is required ( specialized test).

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