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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?

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.

 

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
What is considered of heavy use?
Daily use for a period of time at a medium to high dose
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
How many mg's is considered medium?

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.

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