I take tylenol 1's with 8mg of codine on a daily basis,how long will it be in my system if I were too stop now?
How long does codine stay in your system?
Added 24 Feb 2012:
We are being drug tested @ work in 3 weeks,or 4...I'd like to stop the codine for good,but wondering if the codine will still be in my system 3-4 weeks frm now?I do not want to loose my job
19 Mar 2012
Codeine is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. It is rapidly distributed from the intravascular spaces to the various body tissues, with preferential uptake by parenchymatous organs such as the liver, spleen, and kidney. Codeine crosses the blood-brain barrier and is found in fetal tissue and breast milk. The plasma concentration does not correlate with brain concentration or relief of pain; however, codeine is not bound to plasma proteins and does not accumulate in body tissues.The plasma half-life is about 2.9 hours. The elimination of codeine is primarily via the kidneys, and about 90% of an oral dose is excreted by the kidneys within 24 hours of dosing. The urinary secretion products consist of free and glucuronide conjugated codeine (about 70%), free and conjugated norcodeine (about 10%), free and conjugated morphine (about 10%), normorphine (4%), and hydrocodone (1%). The remainder of the dose is excreted in the feces.
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