This is a time where there is a lot of concern surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and we know that many clients are choosing to stay home in order to avoid the virus and stop it’s spread. Social distancing is extremely important to us as we understand that it’s going to take a group effort in order to slow down the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, this is also a time when many people are turning to substances as a way to cope, and there are many others who currently need treatment. Despite the current events, there is still a need for quality treatment- MD Home Detox is continuing to provide that in the safety of the client’s home.
We wanted to make sure that you and your patients are aware of the Intervention and In-Home Detox services that we offer, and we’re available to chat if you want to learn more about this unique solution during this time. We’re dedicated to helping people begin- and continue- on the path of recovery through this outbreak. Our staff is taking all of the necessary steps to ensure our team and our clients are properly screened as we continue to provide our services. In order to do this we are doing the following:
- All Nurses & Doctors are screened & tested
- All Patients are screened
- Sanitation & cleanliness is a top priority (as it always has been).
We’ve always felt that our clients deserve to receive treatment in the privacy and safety of their own homes. During this time, we are continuing to provide our key services, which include:
- Private nurse services
- In-home detoxification
- Mental health stabilization
- Family education and counseling
If you have any questions about treatment, the precautions we’re taking, or how we can help your client that may be avoiding treatment at this time, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 1-888-592-7931.
Please stay safe and stay healthy.
The MD Home Detox Team
Oxycontin withdrawal Symptoms are usually hazardous and life threatening. The withdrawal symptoms describe a wide range of symptoms that occur when the person stops or reduces the medication after a heavy or prolonged use. OxyContin withdrawal symptoms are similar to the withdrawal symptoms of heroin, morphine, and methadone. All opiate based drugs cause physical dependence or addiction, if you have developed a dependence on oxycontin and you try to stop your body goes into a shock and experiences withdrawal symptoms, give yourself time to recover and adjust.
Oxycontin withdrawal symptoms can range from moderate to severe, this all depends on how long, how much, and how frequently the drug was used. Some people report thinking that they caught a flu, withdrawal symptoms begin anywhere from 8 to 24 hours after last use of the drug.
• Muscle aches
• Muscle aches
• Runny nose
• Nodding out
• Intense diarrhea, the drug may cause constipation.
• Frequent vomiting
• Panic or anxiety
• Burning sensation similar to the flu
• Entire body in pain including muscles and joints
• Muscle spasms
Anyone who has taken Oxycontin over a period of time can experience these symptoms. It all varies with the individual. This includes patients who have been prescribed oxycontin to treat pain while recovering from surgery or injury. A lot of people become addicted because of being prescribed then abusing the drug. The length of the withdrawal will vary from individual; the most severe symptoms should moderate within a week. If your symptoms last longer than 7 days you should contact your physician.
If you are planning on quitting oxycontin and can’t seem to do it on your own you need to seek treatment. You should not try and do it on your own it may be dangerous, or may cause you to use more than when you began. Many people who detox from oxycontin find that they need long term treatment after they are done with withdrawal.