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Tuesday, December 30, 2008 Ariana, Community Member, asks

Q: How long does suboxone stay in your system? Is it detectable in urine tests that are sent away?

I have quit the hard drugs but stiil get urine tests. I want to quit the suboxone for a job  so how long does it stay in your sytem. and is it detectable in a urine test.

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Teri Robert, Health Guide
12/30/08 3:21pm

Suboxone has a half-life of 36 hours, so 99% of it is out of your system in eigh tdays. However, that should not be a problem with urine testing. Just take your prescription bottle with you when you go for the test. Drug screening tests are generally to test for illicit drugs, and anything prescribed for you shouldn't be a problem.



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By Ariana, Community Member— Last Modified: 03/06/12, First Published: 12/30/08