How Long Does It Take For Hydrocodone To Get Out Of Your System

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Amy Says:
I have been on hydrocodone for five years 10 mg for what started out for back pain. The time has come for me to stop since it has become an addiction.

I will be out Friday 05/11/2012 and will begin to detox myself @ home. just wanting to know how long they take to get out of your system, and things to do to help while going through the with drawl process.

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David Says:
While I don't have any personal experience with this medication, I have read that it could be in your system for about a week or so (depending on a number of factors). Usually for drugs like this, I think the safest way to stop taking them is to taper off them, if possible. Some medications can be taken in fractions (actually cut into pieces) and these smaller pieces can be taken in place of the regular dose for a period of several weeks until the body is no longer dependent upon them.

I hope this info helps!

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earthlinglight Says:
I know this is a quite a while back, but if you are still having problems, Subutex or Suboxone Is The Way To Go !!!!! What's sad though about this program is that you have to see a special doctor, and they don't take insurance :/ But, I would not be alive today without it !! I started on Hydrocodone, then went to Heroin. Was on Heroin for approx. 3 years. I Could Not Detox on my own. I would go straight back and use, even if I was 3-4 days clean..Subutex Saved my life and my childrens mother, unfortunately my husband, my childrens father did not make it. He died of an overdose 08/19/12 . Subutex !!!

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Kim Says:
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I just wanted to add that the Suboxone is the best way to go. I tried numerous of times to kick the abuse of hydrocodone but failed everytime. I just recently started a program with a Dr that prescribed me Suboxone and it makes it 10 times easier! And safer! Good luck!

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Beenheredonethis Says:
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Suboxone doctors, do in fact, take in insurance. It is the easiest way to gett off of opiates, by far

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James Says:
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I have taken two hydrocodone 5mg tonight for blown knee and both elbows. Should i continue to take them or deal with pain until i get insurance?

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lynz0803 Says:
Also I have been taking one tramdol a day. And it has helped my withdrawals a lot. Is tramadol addictive? They say that its not a narcotic. I mean I only take one a day. I guess what I'm trying to ask is will I get addicted to tramadol? I just planned taking one a day thru the next month. Until the suboxone is out of my system. And then bye bye tramadol. It helps a lot.

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Crickett Says:
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I am currently on oxycodone 10/325 for back pain. My husband has some Lortab and I took some for a couple of days and really helped but I go to my Dr Dec.5th and I have a checkup. Will the Lortab appear the same as oxycodone on a screening if i stop taking it?

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Thankful Says:
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If you have a prescription it should not be a problem. You are allowed to take your prescribed medication. When you take your panel just inform them you have a prescription and have been taking them for your knee pain re ordered by your doctor. If you come up with it in your system a medical review officer will call you and verify your script. I used to do panels and know how this works. Good luck. Hope I was helpful.

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UAworries Says:
They are not the same. It will come up differently.

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Leelee Says:
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I have been taking hydrocodone 10's for around 2 yrs now. I ran out 5 days before I had to take my drug panel. Would it still be in my urine after 5 days?

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Nacolla Says:
I would NOT detox from opiates at home. I tried and cant begin to describe the pain I was in all through my legs well whole body. I had detoxed myself from methamphetamine and coke so I thought heck opiates would be a breeze, NOPE!!!! that was the worst feeling I had ever had I wanted to die. Please go to your doctor and ask about Suboxone. It will help you through the withdrawal from opiates. It's really a must.

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Tank Says:
Maybe you should try getting a script from your Dr for suboxone. This seems like most of the other peeps are saying this because its as hard as trying to wheen pups off their moms teet's.

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Cheri Says:
That's what I am taking as well, and let me tell you, it works!! I don't know what I would have done without the help of finding Suboxone/Subutex I just Thank the good Lord above that I did!! <3 <3 :-)

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Kathy Says:
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Can you get in trouble at pain management if u take pain meds that you were once prescribed

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ann Says:
tramadol is highly addictive I've been on em for years the withdraw is horrible its a nightmare my advice if you can stop em do it but if you have been on em awhile don't quit cold turkey slowly do it good luck

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