How long do prescription pain killers stay in your system?
I am applying for new jobs & am afraid that when I take a drug test i'll fail. I recently began Massage & Chiropractic Therapy rather than having going to the Dr. for pain pills. I don't want to take them my whole life... I did however have to take 2 pain pills recently & my prescription has since expired! I try to drink plenty of water as well.
Asked By: luckiestar21 - 6/10/2008
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Technically, drugs that you have taken stay in your body forever. Since they leave your body in an exponential decay, there will always be a little bit of that drug in your body. Drinking water does help, too. It clears away any toxins that the drug could possibly leave behind. A good way to find out is to research the... More
Answered By: mitchellmacabre - 6/10/2008
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id wait a week more just to be sure
Answered By: redspices - 6/10/2008
It just depends on which pain killer you took and which drug test is run... More
Answered By: Mary Jo D - 6/10/2008
24-48 hours if you don't take them everday, you may want to give it a week if you take them all the time
Answered By: catmomiam - 6/10/2008
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