How Long Does It Stay In Your System Pseudoephedrine

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Ractru Says:
 
I have taken pseudoephedrine daily for the last week. I have to take a drug test the day after tomorrow. It's a urinalysis. How likely is it that I will have a false positive for meth? How long does pseudoephedrine stay in your body?

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David Says:
 
Hi Ractu,

While it is true that Pseudoephedrine may be detected as amphetamines (speed), the likely-hood is largely dependent upon the quality of the drug test. A lot of these standardized drug tests have a fairly high false-positive response, where it seems as though anything is likely to show up no matter what you took. To my knowledge, false positives are known to occur on them anywhere from 4 to 50% of the time.

If you're in need of any statements claiming that this drug can in-fact cause a false positive for meth, I'd recommend referring to the link below:
askdocweb.com/falsepositives.html

NOTE: You may also want to bring a copy of your prescription to the testing facility so that you wont be held accountable for having it show up in your system if it does. There aren't any specific details on the net depicting how long this drug stays in your system, so I think just being aware of the above information can be a helpful aid to your case.

I hope this helps!

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Verwon Says:
 
I'm sorry I didn't see your post sooner.

How did your test go?

For future reference, Pseudoephedrine has a half-life of 4 to 8 hours and the elimination time from the body is 5 to 6 half-lives, so it would be processed out in approximately 20 to 48 hours.

Learn more Pseudoephedrine details here.

I can't comment, however, on the likelihood of a false positive occurring, because that actually depends on the quality of the test being used.

Learn more drug testing details here.

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Ractru Says:
 
I actually didn't end up having to take the test because of a paperwork mixup on their end. They are using a urine sample and it's being tested at a phlebotomy center. Results are for my probation officer who reports to the judge I have. I hope to be done with this in another month or so. My probation officer never mentioned abstaining from certain otc meds and so I was never concerned until someone said that pseudoephedrine could result in a false positive for meth. Hadn't really occurred to me before, but duh, it's like the main ingredient. Anyway, thanks for the information, now I know!

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bilikis Says:
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can I take a drug containing psedoephedrine HCl and chlorpheniramine maleate if I plan to get pregnant?

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Bili Says:
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No.it dries the cervical mucus and then you cant get pregnant

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chmura Says:
 
took 30mg of sudafed last night 6pm selected for ua option 1 will I show positive?


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Marie jane Says:
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NASTY. MIGRAINE
I had. Nasty migraine of head. Plus flashing lights. Fell on grass.
Had high rise in. Blood pressure
Pain on membrane of nose awful
IV NEVER HAD MIGRAINE SO ABRUPT
NOW MY HORMONES ALL OVER PLACE
I WENT A LITTLE SILLY OF. MIGRANE
I NOW HAVE HAD FIVE BLOOD TESTS
I COULDN'T GO OUT. SUDAFED CALMED IT DOWN. I'M SUFFERING BAD HORMONES.
I JUST HOPE IT'S NOT BAD ILLNESS
I I DID NOT KNOW SUDAFED WAS AMPHETAMINE. I THOUGHT IT WAS NARCOTICS. RELATED
I AM SCARED. HOLDING MY OWN.
I FEEL LIKE LOT CATAR IN MY HEAD.
I phoned paramedics. I got that bad
But nothing..
I'm eating. Bowels fantastic. I should feel better. Still my head


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Marie jane Says:
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Old and young
Age is number. Only. You can be fit and healthy. Any age)
Jealousy., needs raising awareness. And antisocial bullies. Ignorance is lethal
I was. Slight pushed. I think
Down. Oldham. High streets. Iceland
2016 october 6
Hurt cortex and spine.
Blood spats on spine.
Half an hour for paramedics. I froze
But. In denial paralysis the has set in
Plus I smashed nose eleswere
Then little boy. But headed me
Weeks after symptoms apeared
I think could temporary poralisis sets in
Then. Returns
COULD that damaged. Nose and ear
I have. One ear. That feels off in inner
Ear. No cold or not. I suffered epilepsy
Severe traumas over years.
I have enimies now. We're I live in community. One family I think. Is causing hassle.. For antisocial disstress
Neighbours Shaw community don't. Give damn. Won't hand culprits to GMPOLICE



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Marie jane Says:
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Im still petrified. More than what I'm anticipating.. I really thought I was at deaths door. With migraine from hell
It should disappeared. I should have no problem.. Somethings not right.
I'm certain age. Was fit and fantastic
Iv had enimies because of fitness

Iv been out. Will start exercise from next week slowly. Plus my chest quite heavy
I'm eating a lot brilliantly
I won't give in to old age.
Remember. I never was as ill as I am
Living on church road
Shaw
Oldham
Never. Yes I have. Mental fatigue
But its not cause head and. Black spots
MY eyes



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Toni Goodhew Says:
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Re. Migraine headaches
Im still petrified. More than what I'm anticipating.. I really thought I was at deaths door. With migraine from hell
It should disappeared. I should have no problem.. Somethings not right.
I'm certain age. Was fit and fantastic
Iv had enigmatic because of fitness

Iv been out. Will start exercise from next week slowly. Plus my chest quite heavy
I'm eating a lot brilliantly
I won't give in to old age.
Remember. I never was as ill as I am
Living on church road
Shaw
Oldham
Never. Yes I have. Mental fatigue
But its not cause head and. Black spots
MY eyes



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