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21 Jul 2005

Cocaine
Hi,

Can cocaine be picked up in a normal urine test and if so for how long after the use will it still be there ?

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01 Jan 0001

Yes, cocaine can be picked up via a urine test. The test is actually for a metabolite of cocaine and this can still be detected 3-5 days (and even longer in some high-dose users) after taking cocaine.
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