The Amount of Time Drugs Stay In the Body

Author - JD Meints | April 22, 2016

The period of time that the traces of substance use linger in the body can vary depending on the type of drug. There are also several different types of drug tests such as the testing of urine, blood and hair, all of which can detect drugs in different segments of time. Here are statistics on the amount of time drugs can be detected in the body depending on the test used:

LSD Blood test: 3 hours, urine sample: 3 days, hair sample: 3 days

Morphine Blood test: 8 hours, urine sample: 6 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

Heroin Blood test: 12 hours, urine sample: 4 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

Amphetamines Blood test: 12 hours, urine sample: 3 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

Alcohol Blood test: 12 hours, urine sample: 5 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

Methamphetamines Blood test: 37 hours, urine sample: 6 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

MDMA Blood test: 48 hours, urine sample: 4 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

Cocaine Blood test: 48 hours, urine sample: 4 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

Barbiturates: Blood test: 48 hours, urine sample: 4 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

Cannabis: Blood test: 336 hours, urine sample: 30 days, hair sample: up to 90 days

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