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OxyContin Side Effects

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There are numerous OxyContin side effects that can range from mild to severe. OxyContin is the extended-release version of oxycodone. It’s considered a powerful narcotic used to treat moderate to severe, around-the-clock pain. It also has a high potential for dependence and addiction and is very difficult to wean from without medical assistance. Side effects can vary for each patient. They can depend on factors including how the body metabolizes the drug, what other medications you are taking, your body’s tolerance and dosage. The interaction of drugs, food and other substances can change the way OxyContin works in your body. The prescription comes with complete information on side effects, interactions, abuse, addiction potential and warnings. When using an opiate medication this powerful, it’s essential to follow directions exactly. Side effects can be intensified if OxyContin is taken with alcohol, other narcotic medications, some prescription drugs, herbal supplements, minerals and vitamins.

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Potential OxyContin Side Effects Can Be Severe

Oxycontin side effects may be intermittent or continuous and may require medical evaluation or treatment. Constipation should almost be anticipated with opiate therapy. It is one of the most common side effects of narcotic pain relievers and can lead to serious health complications. Sedation and nausea are also common, especially in the first few days of taking OxyContin . Other common effects include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Itching
  • Headaches
  • Sweating
  • Weakness

Some side effects can be more serious and should be reported to a doctor immediately. These can include: 

  • Behavior or mood changes
  • Confusion
  • Severe constipation
  • Unsteadiness
  • slowed heart rate
  • Low blood pressure
  • Irregular or difficult breathing
  • Difficulty with urination
  • Seizures
  • Severe drowsiness
  • Compulsive feeling to keep taking OxyContin

Unfortunately, drug dependence and addiction are side effects of opiate use and they require a safe, responsible medical detox. Allergic reactions can occur with OxyContin use. Signs include:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Wheezing
  • Itching and swelling of the face lips, tongue or throat.

Side effects that are possible but not reported as often include:

  • Migraines
  • Gas
  • Dehydration
  • Thirst
  • Neck pain
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Increased hunger
  • Tremors
  • Vertigo
  • Amnesia
  • Dry skin
  • Impotence
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Missed or irregular menstrual periods.

Many of these problems are difficult to link directly to opiate use because they can be caused by so many other issues. It’s best to talk to a health professional if you’re experiencing any of these problems persistently.

The internet has become a breeding ground for false information, especially true for medical claims from other countries. It is crucial to verify the credibility of these claims before taking them at face value. When researching a reputable medical detox program, look for licensed and accredited medical professionals from well-known institutions. This will help to ensure that the information you are receiving is accurate and reliable. Don’t let false claims of overnight miracles lead you astray – take the time to verify their credibility and credentials before making any decisions.


In today’s world of increasingly advanced technology and medical science, it can be easy to forget that not all doctors are as reliable or trustworthy as we might hope. At the same time, most physicians are reputable and well-trained experts dedicated to helping their patients, but some so-called “gypsy doctors” lack proper licensing, insurance, or professional affiliations. These doctors operate without fear of censure or consequence, freely misleading patients to earn a more significant profit.


While it is tempting to believe that such unscrupulous behavior is rare in the medical field, sadly, this is simply not the case. These gypsy doctors take advantage of vulnerable individuals seeking help for their health, from routine checkups and general care to highly specialized procedures and operations. To protect ourselves from these dishonest actors masquerading as medical professionals, we must stay informed about the warning signs that can distinguish legitimate doctors from scam artists.


When choosing a treatment center, we highly recommend checking licenses, certifications, and long-term reputation in the U.S.; without these items, there are more opportunities for false hope, leading to disappointment, financial loss, and bodily harm.

Waismann Method is considered the most thorough and safe sedation detox available worldwide.

We are proud to have Michael H. Lowenstein, M.D. as our medical director for over two decades. Dr. Lowenstein is a quadruple board-certified anesthesiologist and is currently the most experienced doctor in sedation-assisted detox. Although other non-licensed doctors try to affiliate their similar names to our success, Waismann Method® is not affiliated with clinics or doctors elsewhere. We have always been at the forefront of medical innovation and set quality care standards. Dr. Lowenstein’s experience and expertise are unmatched, and we are honored to have him as a part of our team. Thanks to him, we have helped thousands of people overcome addiction and start new lives.


It is widely acknowledged that an effective doctor-patient relationship is crucial to responsible medicine. According to Dr. Lowenstein, this relationship must be grounded in trust, based on the ethical principle that places the patient’s welfare above self-interest. To build this trusting relationship, both parties need to be realistic about expectations, abilities, and limitations – especially those of the treating physician.


To achieve this level of honesty and accountability, a physician must possess certain vital qualities: humility, honesty, and selflessness. These qualities allow doctors to communicate openly and honestly with their patients, putting their well-being above their interests. By fostering an environment of trust and collaboration between themselves and their patients, responsible doctors can deliver effective treatment outcomes that are ultimately in the best interests of all involved.

Despite being the premier rapid detox center globally, Waismann Method® offers much more than just rapid detox. Our approach’s core is a commitment to individualized care that fully meets each patient’s unique needs and clinical conditions. We work closely with patients and their doctors to create customized treatment protocols that consider medical history, current health status, and lifestyle preferences to achieve this goal. Additionally, our medical professionals thoroughly evaluate each patient before beginning the detox process, allowing us to identify potential risks and harms and tailor our approach accordingly. This comprehensive yet personalized approach sets Waismann Method® apart from other rapid detox centers and makes us the best choice for anyone seeking safe and effective opioid detoxification.

Despite the many claims of “overnight cures” and “miraculous reversal of time” in the health care industry, our experts recognize that reversing the effects of opioid use can be a complex and lengthy process for some patients. For those who have been using opioids for a long time or whose nervous system has been significantly impacted by these drugs, it is impossible to rapidly identify and reverse dysregulations in the body or restore function to pre-opioid use disorder states.


Nevertheless, we have helped thousands of patients achieve an opioid-free state and begin reversing the effects of chronic opioid use on their bodies. Our health care professionals work to alleviate pain and promote physical healing through targeted treatments and other supportive measures, helping patients gradually restore their nervous systems to regain health and vitality. So if you are struggling with opioid addiction, don’t hesitate to turn to our team for help. We can support you every step of your path toward recovery.

In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on personalized medicine in healthcare. This approach to medical treatment takes into account a patient’s unique characteristics, such as their genetic profile, history, and current health status. Doctors can tailor treatments to each patient by considering these factors, providing the most effective care possible. In many cases, personalized medicine can mean life and death. As our understanding of genetics and disease continues to improve, the potential for personalized medicine to transform healthcare is limitless.

Patients fly from all over the world to our exclusive Southern California location. Upon arrival, a representative greets them at the airport, where their path to recovery begins. We have become a worldwide leader in medically assisted opioid treatment by offering our services exclusively in one single location. Furthermore, spending two to three days (or whatever time is medically indicated) in a full-service JACHO-accredited hospital and recovering for a few days in a private recovery center provides patients with the time and level of care from a responsible, effective treatment program.


The Waismann Method has been operating exclusively in California for 24 years; we have put all our effort into one sing location worldwide. Our experience has taught us that it’s best to do a few things well rather than spread ourselves thin. It is difficult to replicate our medical director’s quadruple board certifications, experience in treating thousands of patients for a quarter of a decade, and specialized recovery center (Domus Retreat). Because of that commitment, we’ve built a reputation of excellence as well as a solid commitment to our patients and employees. We’re proud to be based here and look forward to continuing to serve patients from all over the world for many years to come.

* WAISMANN METHOD® treatment program has no affiliation with other doctors or centers around the world.

Opiate-Free Rapid Detox Can Rid You of Addiction in Days

Waismann Method of rapid detox offers a premiere rapid detox that is safe and humane with proven results. The procedure, performed in a southern California hospital, utilizes intravenous medications to cleanse patients’ opiate receptors. This happens while patients sleep lightly under sedation. Once they awaken, they have no awareness of the withdrawal that took place during the procedure. Our treatment reverses prescription painkiller addiction in a matter of days. You can get back on your feet quicker than other drug detox programs.

If you or your loved one has decided that the Oxycontin side effects are too much to bare and the abuse has become a problem that cannot be solved without help, give us a call at 310-205-0808, let’s talk about your treatment options. Don’t let another day stand between you and a healthy, sober life.

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* Because opiate and alcohol withdrawal can lead to medical complications, treatment by a multi board-certified M.D. is pertinent.

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