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I am scheduled for knee replacement surgery and I have preop blood work orders coming up soon. I have been taking Norcos for pain and ran out. Unfortunately, I started going through withdrawals. My daughter gave me a methodone pill to help. Now I am concerned it will show up on my blood test. I don't want to appear like I am an addict, I desperately need this surgery due to the pain it is causing me. I am 63 years old and I realize I made a serious mistake as I have been reading about methadone and it is a dangerous drug if not monitored by a physician. How long should I wait before my blood test? ...
Updated 27 days ago in Methadone.
Sun, Mar 01 '15, 1:40 PM
Methadone Blood Test
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Will Methadone show up in a regular blood faw at the. Doctors office ## If you are referring to a just a regular test, where they doctor looks for signs of infection, checks your vitamin and electrolyte levels and etc. then no. They would have to specifically order the type of test that checks for controlled substances. However, Methadone is a very dangerous medication, so you shouldn't be taking it, without your doctor's approval and supervision. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you so much for your reply. It esd the exact test you mentioned. I've been on Methadone for 4 years now and my dose is only 19 mg but every other time I told a doctored I was on it they either dropped me SD a patient or treated me awful afterwards. I got hooked on oxys after a car wr... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Methadone.
Sat, Apr 28 '12, 7:29 PM
How long does Methadone stay in your blood system?
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I took 25 mil of methadone one time only because I was withdrawing off herion. I need to know if I took it one time only how long will it stay in my BLOOD? ## I have a blood test coming on the 8th I'm taking 40mg methadone I'm stoping the methadone on the 30th will it show up on my blood test please b honest thanks ...
Updated 2 days ago in Methadone.
Thu, Mar 26 '15, 8:48 AM
why did methadone not show up in urine test
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I am very concerned. My Dr. started me on methadone at 5 mg 2x per day. 4 days later I had a urine test and the methadone did not show up. now my Dr. is concerned that I am not following treatment and I have been following it as I was told to. does anyone have have any idea as to why methadone would not show up in a pee test? ## go to google search bar and type in why doesn`t methadone show up in a urine test? you will get lots of answers, hope you find one that helps you. phenix134 ## some people detoxify faster than others, it depends on the amount of fluid intake, amount of work or exercise, some medications even have been ineffective, if DR. raises the issue again ask that he perform a observation test where he or his nurse actually watch you consume it an draw blood or urine, after... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Methadone.
Mon, Sep 29 '14, 11:20 AM
how long does methadone stay in urine
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how long is methadone traceable in urine and blood!!! ## It could stay in your system for 6 - 12 days. ## i would say 4-6 days for a person with normal active conditions that eat 3 meals a day and drink lots of fluids ## How long do methadone metabolites show up in the urine? I need to pass a drug screen at my MMT clinic and I have not had methadone for 2 days. They said my urine has to test pos for METABOLITES not just methadone. How long after a dose will it still show pos for METABOLITES of methadone? ## I need the same answer to this question ASAP. ## Yeah but what if you took only 10mg and its been three days later and its the first time you done it in months how long will that life spam be? ## I'm worried because I have only had 30 mg of methadone in the last three days, and I... ...
Updated 19 days ago in Methadone.
Mon, Mar 09 '15, 7:06 PM
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Can Methadone possibly show up in urine or blood test as having traces cocaine in your system? ## Not ordanorarly, unless, reaching here, the one that handeled the urine spec. from the Dr's office , contaminated the sampll! Almost immposible,could happen,not likly. ## It should show up as a narcotic, which is what these types of tests usually indicate. ## Always be honest with employers or potential ones. If a certain drug is not a bar to employment and you let them know know what you do take, then positive tests for it cannot be a problem. ## They may, however, require some type of proof from your doctor that you are on it for a legitimate reason. ## did they say that they cant test for meth bulls*** im from boston and that is 1 thing that they test for but my question is how long ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Methadone.
Sat, Sep 15 '12, 10:21 AM
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I just started taking methadone and my blood test showed methamphetamines and amphetamine. it had been 4 days since I drank a little methadone. Does methadone show up as methamphetamines ...
Updated 1 month ago in Methadone.
Sun, Feb 15 '15, 12:22 PM
Methadone Drug Test Help
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I go to a methadone clinic and i'm on 20 milligrams, it's not showing methadone in my system, and their denying me of my take homes. why isn't it showing up in my system? I've been clean for 4 years. Please, I need answers, they think I'm bringing in someone else's urine. Even in an instant drop it showed no signs of methadone. Thankyou. ## they need to do a test called peak and (trouft) that one im not sure of the spelling. It test how fast you metabolize it. They will take you blood in the morning and then hours later. I had this happen to me years ago and it was solved by this test. I hope this helps you and sorry about my spelling. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Thu, May 16 '13, 5:20 PM
I Take 80mg Of Methadone Daily For Pain Control It Has Always Showed Up In My Urine And Blood But The Last Two Months Bot Tests Come Negative Any Am F
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I am taking 80mg of Methadone daily for pain control. For the past two months it is not showing up in my urine or blood when it always had in the past. I am frightened because now I question what the pharmacy has been giving me. I have felt less relief of my pain over the past two months, but I would have gone into withdrawal if the medicine was not Methadone. help, I need answers. If it isn't showing up it looks as if I am not taking it, which I am. I truly cannot without pain control. Thanks, hoping for some insight> ## Have you been taking it as prescribed? Have you changed anything else, such as taking in higher amounts of fluids, or getting more exercise? All of this, including your own metabolism and overall health, can have an effect on whether or not something is detecte... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Methadone.
Sat, Apr 05 '14, 1:21 AM
how long does addarall and methodone stay in your system if you have to get a blood test
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I ran out of one of my meds, so a week ago I took addarall and methodone, I have to go for a blood test next week, they didn't find either one in my urine test they did today. I took both of them for a week. Is it going to show up in a blood test? ## Blood tests detect adderal for 1-4 days. Methadone is detectable in blood until around 7-10 days. They are found in saliva a few days less and in piss a few days more. Methadone hangs around a while, even if very little is taken. Be carefull. Adderal, like most amphetamines, is out fairly quick. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Thu, Jan 02 '14, 6:35 PM
Why Does My Urine Still Show Methadone And Oxycodone After Not Taking Any For 4 Weeks Help
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HELP! 4 months ago I stopped, [ cold turkey] all my oxycodone and 25 days ago stopped my methadone as well.3 weeks ago I went on Suboxone. I just had my 2nd. urine test and it still shows oxycodone and methadone!!! Light lines but still there? I HAVE NOT taken any meds except my Suboxone for 3 weeks and have been off oxycodone for 4 months and off methadone for 24 days. WHAT is wrong?? They are going to drop me and this is my LAST chance for help or hope. Why is this happening to me? I am 65, have had 15 surgeries and the addiction for 15 years but only got the heavy drugs when all the surgeries started. But I'm still an addict trying as my last gasp to get rid of everything in my system. The only other meds I take are 2 different blood pressure pills, Savella for my fibro, 2 iron p... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Methadone.
Wed, Oct 01 '14, 5:13 PM
How Long Does 60 mg mrthadone over 24 hrs stay in blood and urine in dr. visit
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took 30 mg one day and 20 the next will it show up 8 days later in blood and 8 days later in urine test by dr. ## There's a lot of information on this topic, so I compiled the legitimate sources in quotations below: "The elimination half-life of a medication is the time it takes for the blood levels of the drug to be reduced by half. There may be significant variation from one person to the next. A wide range of elimination half-lives for Methadone (8 to 59 hours) have been reported. This means that every 8 to 59 hours, the level of methadone in your blood will drop by 50 percent of the previous level." "With such a wide range of reported elimination half-lives, it is impossible to say exactly how long Methadone will stay in the body for any particular person. In additio... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Methadone.
Mon, Nov 05 '12, 5:18 PM
Will Fentanyl Patch Show Up As Morphine In A Drug Test
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will fentynal show up as morphine on a drug test i need to know if it will ## I am assuming you're talking about the fentanyl patch, is it a urine test or a blood test? I am on methadone and I have to give 2 urine samples a week..fentanyl doesn't even show up as an opiate in my urine when I have relapsed. I have sucked on a piece of a 100 mcg patch (NEVER do THIS it's extremely dangerous)..I have used the patch as prescribed amd it doesn't show in urine tests. ## Yes, on a test that looks for the specific drug, rather than just the presence of opiates, it should be detected as Fentanyl and its metabolites and not anything else. However, if the test being done is a non-certified one, then there is always the possibility of getting a false positive for something else, sinc... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Fentanyl.
Thu, Jan 22 '15, 11:50 AM
Gc Ms Test Will 160mg Show Up After 32 Days
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My husband was given drug test and had taken 160mg. of methadone over four day period. It had been 32 days since he had taken any. Will this show up on a gc/ms test after amount of time? ## The only thing it should be detectable in after that amount of time would be a hair sample. In blood it's only detectable for approximately 7 days after last dosing and in urine for approximately 12 days. Learn more Methadone details here. It can always vary from person to person, but these are the average times for most people. What was the drug test for? ## His Dr. sent his test out to a lab. Y ## How can Percocet show up on a gc/ms test 3 weeks later How long does it normally take to clear ...
Updated 6 days ago in Methadone.
Mon, Mar 23 '15, 5:22 AM
False Positive Blood Test For Methadone Pcp I Have Never taken.ver Taken Either One The Problem Of Insomnia Large Dosages Unisom Many Y
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i have had insomnia since my 19 year old daughter took her own life, & have been taking large dosages of over the counter Unisom. I also am on ablify & cymbalta for the depression. I had to be taken to the er last week because I took to many Unisom to sleep & I got very sick. The er doctor read my blood test in front of my son who is 36 & my husband. She said it came back positive for methadone & Pcp. I have never taken those 2 things in my life. No one will believe me. I planned to enter a rehab for the Unisom, ect. But now my family wants me to be in a methadone rehab. The only thing I did different last week was to take 4 of my husbands neuron tin twice for shingles, along with the Unisom. Could this have caused my blood test to show this, even if I have never tak... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Methadone.
Thu, Nov 29 '12, 11:11 AM
Blood Test For A Specific Opiate
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will a blood test show a specific drug or just that an opiate has been used? ## Most tests can show the specific type that was used, due to certain metabolites in the body. Thus, Oxycodone would be detected as Oxycodone, Methadone and Methadone and etc. In addition, some tests can detect the levels, so they know how much was taken. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Oxycodone.
Tue, Aug 30 '11, 9:27 AM
How much hydrocodone does it take to fail a urine test the next day?
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I was using heroin 2-3 times a day for a year. I quit heroin but continued to use pills. I recently could not get pills for about a week. I was extremely ill. So I said enough and went to a methadone clinic to quit everything. They said they would not treat me cause there was nothing in my blood or urine. I got some pills today and am going to clinic tomorrow. My question is how soon will they show up, and will 50 mg of hydrocodone and 20 mg of oxycodone be enough to "fail" the blood and urine tests to get in the program. ## The amount you're taking is more than enough if you have a urine test the following day. Hydrocodone alone can remain in your system for 1-6 days for a urine test; while Oxycodone can be present in urine for 2-4 days. A blood test however may only show O... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Jul 01 '14, 10:49 PM
u if i m taking oxycontin and percocet how can i show up positive for cocainerine drug test
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I take 4 10 milligram percocet a day and 3 15 milligrams of oxy cotton a day how can I show up positive for cocaine in my urine test and positive for methadone ## I am 100 percent positive I do not do cocaine. So I ask the doctor to do a DNA on the urine and they refused to how can I go about getting a DNA to prove its not my urine? ## if you are telling the truth about not doing coke, DEMAND a blood test....I once tested positive for meth (never done in my life), I am prescribed diazepam and various opiates. dr gave me a warning but I insisted a blood test which cleaned up the confusion. urine test are only about 85% accurate so there is a lot of room for error. if they still give you a prob go to a new pain dr. hope that helps. I know the feeling when being accused of something u have... ...
Updated 1 year ago in OxyContin.
Fri, Jan 03 '14, 10:16 AM
how do i pass a drug test?
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I take methadone 10mg 2x a DAT and norco 10mg prn. I ran out of methadone because it was only lasting 10 hrs. Now I'm left with just the norcos and they just aren't enough. I took some morphine a friend gave me, 15-30mg a day. I have a drug test at my pain clinic tomorrow. Will I test positive for the morphine or will it just show up as an opiate? Is there any foods that could make me show for morphine? I heard some herbal teas and of course, poppyseeds? ## I used morphine for the last 4 years and I pretty sure I will have to take a drug test in 2 weeks will this be enough time to get clean and how can I get clean in this amount of time and if they supprise me and give me a blood test is there anything I can do to cleanse my blood in order to pass a drug test? please help I real... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Sat, Dec 07 '13, 7:50 PM
Why Would Oxycodone Not Show In Your Urine
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I have a prescription through the VA for Oxycodone. I generally take 8 pills a day for arthritis pain management. The dosage per tablet is 5 mg. I had to do a fasting lab (blood draw and unrinalysis) and per instruction stopped eating at 8pm and drank only water throughout the night and next morning. I awoke at about 4am and had to urinate prior to the lab. Since I hadn't eaten, I did not take my morning dosage until after my lab and had gotten home. For some reason, my test showed no signs of opiates. Because I'm also on pseudofed due to allergies, my screen showed methadone. So my doctor is concerned that I am selling my Oxycodone and using meth. Any idea why the screen would not show Oxycodone since my prescribed dosage seems so high? ## Well, your metabolism can have an effe... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Oxycodone.
Thu, Apr 17 '14, 2:54 PM

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