How Long Do Stimulants Stay In Your System?
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- Cocaine has a very short half-life of usually less than an hour.
- Methamphetamine has a longer half-life of around 12 hours, and the effects of being high on meth can last for anywhere from four to eight hours.
- The half-life of amphetamines which are what is found in most ADHD medications is usually less than 11 hours.
- Metabolism: People with faster metabolisms tend to eliminate drugs from their system faster.
- Age: Older people take longer to eliminate substances from their system in most cases.
- Dose: A higher dose is going to take longer to be fully eliminated from the system of a person.
- Strength: The strength of the stimulant may make elimination time longer.
- Health: People who are in generally good health will eliminate stimulants more quickly than someone with underlying health problems.
- Size/Body Mass: Larger people tend to eliminate a similar drug dose more quickly than a smaller person.
- Hydration: Most drugs are eliminated via urine, so someone who’s well-hydrated is likely to eliminate a drug more quickly
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