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How long can lorazepam be detected in blood? Also, how long

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How long can lorazepam be detected in blood?
Also, how long can lorazepam be detected in urine?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 4 years ago.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

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Dear friend,

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I believe that I can help.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Lorazepam reaches its maximum blood concentration in two hours, and the half life is about 12 hours, no matter what the age of the person.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Lorazepam in large quantities can stay in the body for several weeks and even up to a month in some cases.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Lorazepam can be detected in blood, hair, and urine samples during drug testing, and in hair can be affected by the hair length or hair coloration - and can be detected in hair up to 3 months.

Traces can be found in urine for at least a week and sometimes as long as 6 weeks depending on how long it has been taken and on the dosage.

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I wish I could have told you shorter times for it to disappear, but you need accurate information.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :


I wish you great success.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Should have mentioned, the doesage of lorazepam is 2mg in the am and 2mg in the pm. Does that make a difference?
Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 4 years ago.
Dear Mike,

It should not matter.

Best wishes,

Elliott
Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 4 years ago.
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