According to a recent report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) drug abuse, it is estimated that 22,904 ER visits were related to the use of “bath salts” and 28, 531 visits were related to the use of synthetic cannabinoids (K2, Spice)*. These two groups of designer drugs are considered Synthetic Stimulants and they have increase in popularity in recent years.
K2 and “Bath Salts” are synthetic compounds that mimic the effects of controlled substances. The compounds used to make these synthetic drugs are not tested for in a routine drug screen. Because the designer drugs are made with more than one compound, they can cause adverse reactions in those who use them.
Effects of using K2:
Effects of using “Bath Salts”:
Texas MedClinic offers drug testing for Synthetic Stimulants. If you are interested in drug testing for K2 or “Bath Salts”, contact our Business Development & Marketing Department at 210.349.5577 or download our Synthetic Stimulant handout.
Due to DOT regulations, all DOT physicals must be performed by a physician who is a Certified Medical Examiner. Texas MedClinic has over 45 physicians who are listed on the National Registry of the Certified Medical Examiners for DOT physicals. These physicians have gone through training and have passed the certification exam. All DOT physicals at Texas MedClinic are now performed only by a physician who is a Certified Medical Examiner.
Click here for additional information regarding availability of this service and benefits of using Texas MedClinic for DOT Physicals.
Camp and Sports Physicals
As a parent most of your free time is spent doing laundry, picking up kids, cooking diner, and attending after school activities. When it comes time for a sports or camp physical, you need a convenient provider who can get the job done. You need Texas MedClinic. All of our convenient locations are open from 8am-11pm, Monday thru Sunday. At Texas MedClinic all patients are seen by a physician, including your child. Life can be busy, so let us take care of your camp or sports physical needs when its most convenient for you and your family. To locate the clinic closest to you, click here.