Hair Dose Response

Hair 5-Panel Confirm cutoff Low use
(recreational)
Medium use
(daily/weekends)
High use
(constant)
Amphetamines
Amphetamine,
Methamphetamine & Ecstasy
500pg/mg hair 500-2500pg 2500-7500pg 7500+pg
Cocaine
Cocaine & Benzoylecgonine
500pg/mg hair 500-2000pg 2000-10000pg 10000+pg
Opiates
Codeine, Morphine & 6-MAM
(Heroin metabolite)
300pg/mg hair 500-1000pg 2000-8000pg 9000+pg
Phencyclidine
PCP
300pg/mg hair 300-500pg 500-1000pg 2000+pg
Marijuana
Carboxy-THC
0.3pg/mg hair Qualitative - amount does not correlate to usage

Hair 5-Panel
+ Prescription Drugs
Confirm cutoff Low use
(recreational)
Medium use
(daily/weekends)
High use
(constant)
Amphetamines
Amphetamine,
Methamphetamine & Ecstasy
500pg/mg hair 500-2500pg 2500-7500pg 7500+pg
Cocaine
Cocaine & Benzoylecgonine
500pg/mg hair 500-2000pg 2000-10000pg 10000+pg
Opiates
Codeine, Morphine & 6-MAM
(Heroin metabolite)
300pg/mg hair 500-1000pg 2000-8000pg 9000+pg
Phencyclidine
PCP
300pg/mg hair 300-500pg 500-1000pg 2000+pg
Marijuana
Carboxy-THC
0.3pg/mg hair Qualitative - amount does not correlate to usage
Oxycodone
Oxycotin, Percodan/Percocet
500pg/mg hair 500-2000pg 2000-10000pg 10000+pg
Hydrocodone
Vicodin, Lortab/Lorcet
500pg/mg hair 500-2000pg 2000-10000pg 10000+pg
Hydromorphone
Dilaudid
500pg/mg hair 500-2000pg 2000-10000pg 10000+pg
This data was acquired from various academic studies with admitted drug users and are thus subject to numerous sources of variability (e.g., purity, inadequate self-report, etc.). Please use this graph as a guide only and not as exact numerical interpretation. This information may be useful to help establish an appropriate type of rehabilitation program or to compare two separate time periods.