Being intake as prescribed Alprazolam (Xanax) pill makes you relaxed and calm. If you take it by snorting the crushed pills or prepared it for injection, it makes you high.
Standard drug screen does not detect Alprazolam. But they easily can perform the specific test and catch you. If you know how long does Alprazolam stay in the system, how to make it leave your body faster, you can avoid some bad things like the positive result of benzos drug test.
What about detection times of Alprazolam?
The half-life of Alprazolam is 8-16 hrs. At this time half of intake does rid out of the system. But exact detection time, as for other drugs, depends on personal features — age, height, weight, body fat amount, your health level, the quantity of drug you take and even its quality. Of course, if you mixed Alprazolam with other substances, this influence how long it detectable.
Alprazolam in urine
Alprazolam stays in urine for fairly short time. But it varies from one person to another. For occasional users, after the last dose, Alprazolam stay detectable for 2-4 days. For regular intake, it causes the positive result of the drug test for 4 weeks. Speed the process up.
Alprazolam in blood
They looking for benzos in blood in certain cases — if you’re hospitalized or going through rehabilitation. Blood test shows up the current Alprazolam intake, not the history of its use and stays in average during 24 hrs after last consumption.
Alprazolam in saliva
Saliva testing for benzos detect Alprazolam for longer time comparing the blood test — you can stay benzos positive up to 3 days after the last dose. It's better for you to be tested for benzos by mouth swab test than by urine one. Try this if you’re concerned.
Alprazolam in hair
Of course, there are far worse things than a positive result of benzos hair test. However, try to avoid hair testing as hard as you can. Alprazolam stays in the hair for the longest period of time – up to 90 days for regular users.
Why might they test you for Alprazolam?
Drug testing for benzos is not the routine case because of the price of the tests. Only certain categories forced to get a sample for the test:
Specific work. There are such areas like military, government structures, school, public health, heavy machinery, truck driving and the similar. Employers test their workers for benzos to preventing serious and even fatal errors.
Specific condition. All unconscious patients admitted to the hospital would be tested for certain substances like THC, cocaine, opiates, meth, benzos and a lot of others. Also if Alprazolam was prescribed for you by a doctor be ready to pass a drug test.
Alprazolam is not just a pill that you take if you want to feel relaxed. Do not flirt with death mixing it with alcohol and other drugs, consuming it without reason or to get high.