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How long does Suboxone stay in your system?

Quick Overview

  • Suboxone can remain in your system for up to two weeks after taking the last dose.
  • Suboxone is comprised of buprenorphine and Naloxone; each ingredient has its own half-life. Half-life refers to the amount of time it takes for half of a single dose of a drug to leave your body.
    • Buprenorphine has a 37-hour half-life.
    • Buprenorphine is metabolized into norbuprenorphine, which can remain in your system for up to nine days.
    • Naloxone has a half-life of 30-60 minutes.
  • Suboxone is detectable in urine, hair, saliva and blood tests.