Columbus Health and Wellness
Drug Testing, DNA Collection, and Wellness/Lab Work Testing Services
Phone:  614-839-2781

How Long Do Drugs Stay in your Body???

Alcohol:  can stay in your system from 1 hour to 12 hours
Amphetamines (Biphetamine, Black Beauties, Crosses, Dexedrine, Hearts), 1-2 days

Anabolic steroids (Stanzolol, Stanazolol, Nandrolene; Steroids, Juice),  [oral] up to 3 weeks; [injected] up to 3-6 months and more

Barbiturates (Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, Phenobarbital; Barbs), 2-3 days

Benzodiazepines (e.g., Ativan, Halcion, Librium, Rohypnol, Valium; Roofies, Xanax), most, 2-3 days; a few, 4-8 days 

Cocaine (Candy, Coke, Crack, Flake, Rocks, Snow), 1-2 days

Codeine (e.g., Fiorinal w/codeine, Robitussin A-C, Empirin w/codeine, Tylenol w/codeine, 1-2 days 

GHB (G, Grievous Bodily Harm, Liquid Ecstasy, Liquid X), 1-2 days

Heroin (Horse, Smack), 1-2 days

Inhalants, just a few hours

Ketamine (K, Kit Kat, Special K, Vitamin K), 2-4 days

LSD (Acid, Blotter, Microdot, Yellow sunshine), a few hours or up to 5 days

Marijuana (Bud, Blunt, Grass, Herb, Pot, Reefer, Smoke, Weed), 2-5 days (although a daily, heavy user can sometimes be detected up to 30 days)

MDMA (Ecstasy), 1-5 days

Methadone, 1-7 days

Methamphetamines (Crank, Crystal, Desoxyn, Glass, Ice, Speed), 2-4 days

Methaqualone (Ludes, Quaaludes), 10-15 days

Nicotine (Cigarettes, Cigars, Nicorette gum, Nicotrol spray, Prostep patch; Smokeless tobacco, Snuff,   1-2 days

Opiates (i.e., Opium: China, Dreams, Laudanum, Paregoric), 1-2 days

Oxycodone (OxyContin, Percolone, Roxicodone), 1-2 days
PCP (Angel Dust, Boat, Hog, Love Boat), 1-8 days

For chronic drug users:  drugs can be retained in the system much longer by the chronic user after the last use.  For instance, marijuana and PCP can be detected for up to 60-90 days after lengthy, heavy-use periods of use