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How long after stopping opiods do they stay in your urinary system?

By Anonymous June 1, 2018 - 11:50am
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Pain management patient for decade for pain from failed knee surgery, broken ribs, degenerative disc disease, three surgeries and broken neck at C2. Opioid stopped relieving pain. I stopped taking opiods one month ago "cold turkey".

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Hello. Thank you for posting today!

Opiates are natural or man-made drugs that act on opioid receptors in the brain. A more traditional definition is that opiates are the natural alkaloids found in opium poppy resin, including morphine and codeine. However, the term has branched out to include synthetic drugs that are structurally similar to opiates, such as hydrocodone.

The half-life for opiates can range from 1-9 hours, depending on how much you take and which type. For instance, the half-life of morphine is 1.5-6.5 hours, the half-life of codeine is 1-4 hours, and the half-life of hydrocodone is 3.5-9 hours The amount of time that opiates can be detected in your system relies on the type of test.


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