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How long does opiates stay in body?


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June 24, 2012 10:58AM

"3 to 4 weeks"

actually, it's more like 3 to 4 days.

I am a heavy coffee drinker as in 8 to 10 pots of coffee a day and i am prescribed Percacet 30mg 2 times a day and 15mg 3 times a day. I have been told and have also done it on a drug screen that with the amount of coffee i drink in a day it will have an effect on how long opiates along with benzo's (as in xanax and clonazanam) stay in your system. In my case i had not had a percacet for 16 hrs or had a xanax for just as long and the 12 panel urine screen showed up negative for both. As far as the xanax the very next month i showed negative for xanax and i had taken my xanax only 6 hrs before i had to take my urine screen. The percacet was so light on that test that they sent me to the hospital for a blood test to find the levels that were in my system and they showed like they were supposed to show with all the right levels. Just be very careful with a urine screen. Blood screen can and will get you every time if you don't show on the urine screen.