according to this chat
, up to 48 hrs. It's actually for oxycodone
but both drugs
have similar half-lives. Drug Testing - A Comprehensive Guide
also has many things you should read, though not a specific answer to how long hydrocodone
is detectable in saliva.
I had to take a saliva test for work, I'm not sure what all they tested for but I know hydrocodone was one because the boss told me "we test for things like weed
, lortabs...", and the day before the test I had taken 15 mg hydrocodone and ~300 mg codeine
(which would show up as morphine
) plus 10 or 20 mg of methadone
(which they probably didn't test for) and I passed the test fine. Now I'm not saying that you will have the same results, maybe the test they use is really crappy, but saliva tests aren't all that accurate and considering the low dose of hydrocodone you took, you will probably be fine, imo.
I wouldn't worry too much but there's no guarantee though.