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25 Jan 2003

how long does it take for nicotine to get out of your blood stream?
if you are surrounded by smokers,would the second hand smoke show up in a blood test?
what is the fastest,easiest way to get nicotine out of your blood stream?
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01 Jan 0001

Anneli, of course it depends your metabolism, but on average the concentration in the blood will half every two hours.
Nicotine is metabolised to cotinine and this metabolite can be picked up even in passive smokers.
As far as I know there is nothing you can take that will hasten the elimination of nicotine from the blood stream. Good luck.
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