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California Detoxification Information

California’s close proximity to Mexico is one of the main reasons that diversion and abuse of pharmaceutical drugs has increased in recent years. A discrepancy in laws between the two countries means that people can cross the border and purchase powerful opiate painkillers, including OxyContin from pharmacies in Mexico. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says pharmacies in Mexican towns bordering the U.S. are a major source of these controlled substances in the San Diego metropolitan area. The agency says Internet pharmacies have also helped smugglers bring illicit pharmaceuticals into the country through distributors in Tijuana.

Opiates such as Vicodin, Percocet, Norco, morphine and OxyContin can be highly addicting, especially for those who take them long term or at high doses. Most people need professional assistance with opiate detoxification once a dependency sets in. For many, a dependency begins after legitimate use for pain leads to development of a tolerance. At this stage, people often turn to illegally diverted pharmaceuticals. Unfortunately, people in California and other states find that these are somewhat easy to obtain.

The DEA says prescription forgeries and instances of doctor shopping are behind most of the prescription drug abuse in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Doctor shopping is when people go from doctor to doctor in an effort to secure more than one supply of the drug. OxyContin and Vicodin are among the most commonly abused pharmaceuticals in northern California, according to the DEA. The abuse of Dilaudid, Demerol and hydrocodone has become problematic in Los Angeles, the agency says, and in San Diego, the prescription drugs of choice are Vicodin, VicodinES, Vicoprofen and Lortab.

Pharmaceutical opiates most often diverted in California are those containing oxycodone and hydrocodone. Other methods of diversion are employee theft, illegal sale and distribution by healthcare professionals and pharmacy theft. The California Department of Justice’s Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement has a prescription drug-monitoring program in place to cut down on diversion and abuse.

Waismann Method – West Coast Rapid Detox

California has one of the best options for opiate treatment and rapid detox in the west coast. The nature of the condition requires that it be treated medically to ensure safety and comfort during a difficult withdrawal. Waismann Method in southern California is open to patients from around the world who need opiate or painkiller detox in a safe, secure environment.

Our doctors have successfully performed rapid detoxification and medical detoxification in California for more than 14 years. We receive patients from all over the world, at our Southern California Hospital and treatment center. This is our only location; we are NOT affiliated with any other doctors or hospitals anywhere else.

The Waismann Method staff monitors patients carefully from admission to discharge. Our medical procedure and rapid detox takes place in a hospital and uses non-addicting medications to cleanse the opiates intravenously from patients’ opiate receptors. The rapid detox takes less than two hours and manages opiate or painkiller withdrawal because symptoms develop and pass while patients are sedated but it still requires a few days inpatient to ensure safety and success. The Waismann Method of California medical and rapid detox offers unsurpassed service for opiate addiction that is both compassionate and discreet.

Counties

  • Alameda County
  • Alpine County
  • Amador County
  • Butte County
  • Calaveras County
  • Colusa County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Del Norte County
  • El Dorado County
  • Fresno County
  • Glenn County
  • Humboldt County
  • Imperial County
  • Inyo County
  • Kern County
  • Kings County
  • Lake County
  • Lassen County
  • Los Angeles County
  • Madera County
  • Marin County
  • Mariposa County
  • Mendocino County
  • Merced County
  • Modoc County
  • Mono County
  • Monterey County
  • Napa County
  • Nevada County
  • Orange County
  • Placer County
  • Plumas County
  • Riverside County
  • Sacramento County
  • San Benito County
  • San Bernardino County
  • San Diego County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Joaquin County
  • San Luis Obispo County
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  • Shasta County
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  • Sutter County
  • Tehama County
  • Trinity County
  • Tulare County
  • Tuolumne County
  • Ventura County
  • Yolo County
  • Yuba County

Major Cities

  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • San Jose
  • San Francisco
  • Fresno
  • Long Beach
  • Sacramento
  • Oakland
  • Santa Ana
  • Anaheim
  • Bakersfield
  • Riverside
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