Drug Detection Times in Urine

Drug Detection Times in Urine

The following chart gives approximate detection periods for each drug when tested using a urine drug test. The ranges depend on amount and frequency of use, metabolic rate, body mass, age, overall health, drug tolerance, and urine pH.

The detection times of drugs in urine are significantly greater than detection times in blood or saliva.

AMPHETAMINES (AMP)

Other names:  Speed, Uppers, Dexies, Sulph or Whizz
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-6 days

BARBITURATES (BAR)
Other names:  Barbs, Barbies, Blues, Seccies, or Tooties
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 3 – 8 days Short acting, 3 – 4 weeks Long acting

BUPRENORPHINE (BUP)
Other names:  Subutex
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 3-6 days

BENZODIAZEPINES (BZD)
Other names:  Benzos, Roofies, Jellies or Eggs
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-14 days

CANNABIS (THC)
Other names:  Marijuana, Pot, Skunk, Spliff, Draw or Hash
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. Casual use 2-14 days. Heavy use up to 30 days.

COCAINE (COC)
Other names:  Coke, Crack, Charlie, Percy or Toot
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-5 days

ECSTASY / MDMA (XTC)
Other names: Ecstasy, E, Pills, Molly, XTC, Rolexs
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-6 days

HEROIN / OPIATES (OPI)
Other names: Skag, Horse, Brown or Smack
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-5 days

KETAMINE (KET)
Other names: Green, Special K, Donkey Dust, Vitamin K
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-5 days

METHADONE (MTD)
Other names: Dolly, Red Rock, Mixture or Linctus
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-8 days

METHAMPHETAMINES (MET)
Other names: Ice, Glass, Crystal, Tina or Meth
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-6 days

MORPHINE (MOP)
Other names: Opiates, Painkillers, Diamorphine
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 2-5 days

PHENCYLIDINE  (PCP)
Other names: Angel Dust or Peace Pill
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use. 3-7 days

SPICE / K2
Other names: Black Mamba, Bombay Blue or Ecsess
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use.  1 – 3 days

TRAMADOL (TML)
Other names: Ultram, Tramal
Approx. detectable time it remains in the body after use.  3 – 5 days

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