Benzoylecgonine?

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Benzoylecgonine is a compound used in topical analgesic medications, and is also the primary metabolite of cocaine.

When a urinalysis is done to test for the presence of cocaine in the system, the presence of benzoylecgonine is the indicator being tested for. If a person has used cocaine, benzoylecgonine is usually cleared from the system after 5 days, but for long-time users of cocaine, the metabolite may be detected for a longer period of time. A urine level of 300 nanograms per milileter of benzoylecgonine is considered a positive result for cocaine use.
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Benzoylecgonine is produced by the liver after metabolizing the drug cocaine and subsequently is excreted in urine. Believe it or not, a few cities in Europe have actually measured
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It is a metabolite (breakdown product) of cocaine.
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Toxicology The major metabolite of cocaine which is detectable in the urine. See Cocaine. ...
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The drug which causes or creates Benzoylecgonine is cocaine. It is a topical analgesic used for muscle pain relief. The Po River in Italy is found to contain Benzoylecgonine ...
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