Benzodiazepines are very common prescription medicines and often abused, which is why they are often one of the things looked for in a drug test. So let’s talk about how to flush Benzodiazepines out of your system, so you don’t get caught out, whatever your reason for taking them without a prescription.
Because that’s the thing, if you have a prescription, then you can show that to the lab, and you won’t have to worry about getting found out. If you are taking Benzos without a prescription, then you definitely need to mask that fact.
Let’s talk about how Benzo is detected, how long after taking it that a drug test can detect the presence of Benzodiazepines, plus how you can pass a urine, hair, or saliva test even if you have very recently taken unprescribed Benzodiazepines.
Benzodiazepines are typically known by names like Xanax and Valium. Other lesser-known Benzodiazepines include Rohypnol, which some people take for recreational purposes as well, not realizing what implications of that are for a drug test.
They are a short-term fix for things like anxiety and panic attacks because they are highly addictive and have a range of side-effects. They are also used as a depressant medication, and when abused, especially alongside alcohol and other drugs, they can be very potent, and actually life-threatening.
These are the reasons why Benzodiazepines are part of drug test most employers use for new employees because they don’t want somebody abusing prescription medications to that level working for them. But this can be got around if you know how.
Benzodiazepines Drug Test Detection Time
Benzodiazepines can have quite a short detection time, but only if you are a light user, so not taking them daily, or even several times a week.
If you are a regular Benzo user, then the following Benzodiazepines drug test detection times are typical:
- Benzo in blood up to 24 hours
- Benzo in urine to 7 days
- Benzo in hair up to 90 days
- Benzo in saliva up to 2 days
They may not be this high for you, but as you can see, if you regularly take Benzo, then in urine, it could be detectable for a week. That’s a long time when you don’t get that much notice about a drug test usually.
As you can see, because Benzodiazepines leave your bloodstream quite quickly, you don’t need to detox if you are facing a blood sample drug test. But for anything else, you need to prepare.
Ways To Flush Benzodiazepines Out Of Your System
So look, the golden question is around how to flush Benzos out of your system, which I’m actually going to tell you isn’t possible in the way you think it is.
You can’t flush any drug metabolites out of your system more quickly than in a handful of days unless you are a very light user.
You could do a natural detox, and use a detox product like Toxin Rid detox pills, to accelerate the process. But it still going to take quite a few days, sometimes well over a week, to genuinely cleanse your system of the metabolites.
How To Deal With Benzo In urine
But if you want to know how to get Benzos out of your system quickly, to pass a urine drug test, then your two options are:
- Submit fake urine. That way you don’t have to have your urine tested at all. That’s the method I’ve always use, and as long as you use a good quality synthetic urine like Clear Choice urine or Quick Fix 6.2 you will be fine.
- Use a detox drink. This will mask the toxins for a few hours, allowing you to submit a clean sample. It doesn’t matter what drug you have taken, a detox drink like Ultra Eliminex can flush the toxins in your urine out.
But it’s vital you understand that the detox drink doesn’t detox you, it just removes the metabolites actually in your urine at that time.
Covering Up Benzo Use From A Saliva Drug Test
When it comes to a saliva drug test, Benzodiazepines are detectable in exactly the same way as any other drug metabolite. Although you’ll only be in danger of having metabolites detected for a couple of days at most, it is possible.
If you’re a really light user, you know, like you’ve just taken a load for the first time in a few weeks, then you won’t have too much trouble covering up.
In fact, some really light users can eradicate the toxins simply by brushing their teeth, and specifically the gum line, a few times a day, for the two days leading up to the test. You could also use a powerful mouthwash, again, using it several times each day.
But you might need a more specialist product if you have heavily used Benzos in the past 48 hours. You can get a special chewing gum called Oral Clear, which can mask drug toxins for up to 30 minutes.
Removing Benzo For A Hair Drug Test
It doesn’t matter what type of drug you have taken, if you’re up for a hair follicle drug test, then you’re screwed unless you know the exact method scrub your hair clean.
The reason is that the drug metabolites leave your bloodstream by various means. Some of them get stuck at the bottom of the hair follicles, and as the hair grows through, those metabolites are trapped in the middle of the strand of hair.
Which means you have an indelible record of your drug use in your hair. Legally, you can only be sampled for the previous 90 days use, it doesn’t matter how long your hair is, only 90 days will be tested.
The only way you can pass a hair drug test if you have taken a prescribed Benzos, or any drug is the Macujo method.
This is an invasive way of opening up the hair shafts, cleansing them of the drug toxins, and then closing and conditioning the hair shaft again. It’s an involved process, but you have to do multiple times, which I’ve written about previously.
But if you want to flush Benzodiazepines out of your hair, then there is literally the only way to achieve it.