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Will Methamphetamine taken 72 hours prior show up in urine test?

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Posted on Fri, 24 Mar 2017 in Drug Abuse
Question: If someone smoked a proximity 2grams of methamphetamine's every other week or more for 6 months then nothing for 3 weeks, is a woman with low iron and over weight by 40lbs (weight 177lbs) and then smoked less then a gram again over a 3 day period would it show on a cbc test 2 days after using?
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Brief Answer:
Methamphetamine can be detected in urine up to 72 hours by a specific test.

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Thanks for writing to HealthcareMagic,
I've gone through your query and understand your concern,

Methamphetamine can be detected in urine up to 72 hours by a specific test.
However it can't be detected in routine CBC.

It may be detected in body up to 4 days after use.

Get well soon.

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