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Urine Cotinine (Nicotine) Test

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    This test helps to detect the amount of cotinine in the urine. Cotinine is a chemical that our body makes after being exposed to nicotine. Nicotine disappears from the body within a few hours, but cotinine remains for a day or more in the body. So, measuring cotinine is better than nicotine.

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    Your healthcare provider may order this test to measure your progress in a smoking cessation program. Your healthcare provider can also figure out the right dose for a nicotine patch in your smoking cessation therapy by this test. This test also checks for nicotine poisoning.
    Cotinine test requires a urine sample. A lab technician will provide you with instructions on how to collect the urine sample. Drink enough water before going for this test so that you can make enough urine for the sample. Stay away from second hand smokers. Inform about all your ongoing medications or other OTC products to your doctor.
    Using nicotine replacement medicine, such as gum or a patch, you may not get an accurate result. Breathing in second hand smoker?s smoke can also affect the test result. Your cotinine levels may start to return to a normal level if you haven't smoked or exposed to nicotine in 10 days.

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    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results

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