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How long does Suboxone stay in your system?

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Posted on Wed, 11 May 2016
Question: how long does soboxen stay in your system?
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Usually upto 3 days

Detailed Answer:
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Hi, welcome to HCM,I have gone through your query and undrstand your concerns.
the active ingredients in Suboxone are buprenorphine and naloxone.

In detection of a drug depends on BOTH usage factors and characteristics of the specific drug like
. dose
. frequency of use
. time since last use

After a single dose of buprenorphine in healthy adults, the average detection time for buprenorphine was 9 hours with CEDIA and 76 hours with LC-MS-MS for buprenorphine. That means that buprenorphine can be detected in your urine for up to 3 days after one single dose…and possibly days later if you are using buprenorphine in high doses over time.

Currently, no precise test is commercially sold to measure the buprenorphine levels in Suboxone, although buprenorphine can be detected in urine, blood, or hair by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) and by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in urine. Specific urine based tests are ordered for Suboxone testing and include cloned enzyme donor immunoassay (CEDIA) or liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS-MS) tests. In addition, oral fluid can also be used to monitor the use of this opioid.

Hope this info was helpful. pls feel free to ask any further queries. would be happy to have you in follow up.

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Dr XXXXXXX
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How long does Suboxone stay in your system?

Brief Answer: Usually upto 3 days Detailed Answer: Detailed answer Hi, welcome to HCM,I have gone through your query and undrstand your concerns. the active ingredients in Suboxone are buprenorphine and naloxone. In detection of a drug depends on BOTH usage factors and characteristics of the specific drug like . dose . frequency of use . time since last use After a single dose of buprenorphine in healthy adults, the average detection time for buprenorphine was 9 hours with CEDIA and 76 hours with LC-MS-MS for buprenorphine. That means that buprenorphine can be detected in your urine for up to 3 days after one single dose…and possibly days later if you are using buprenorphine in high doses over time. Currently, no precise test is commercially sold to measure the buprenorphine levels in Suboxone, although buprenorphine can be detected in urine, blood, or hair by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) and by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in urine. Specific urine based tests are ordered for Suboxone testing and include cloned enzyme donor immunoassay (CEDIA) or liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS-MS) tests. In addition, oral fluid can also be used to monitor the use of this opioid. Hope this info was helpful. pls feel free to ask any further queries. would be happy to have you in follow up. Regards Dr XXXXXXX