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Vivitrol Shots for Alcohol Detox and Opioid Use

Kinkaid Private Care offers Vivitrol shots for alcohol detox and opioid use throughout Los Angeles.  We offer premium in-home services to patients looking for the best and most intensive care on the market.  

Because we only take a few clients at a time, we always provide specialized and compassionate care to meet the needs of each client.

What is Vivitrol?

Vivitrol is an FDA-approved medication that works to block the effects of alcohol.

This extended-release prescription medication contains naltrexone as the active ingredient, which is non-addictive and non-narcotic.  Because of these features, Vivitrol has shown to be an effective treatment for clients being treated for alcohol use disorder (AUD) or opioid use disorder (OUD).

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How does Vivitrol work?

Vivitrol stops the relief of pain and other feelings of well-being that may contribute to the misuse of substances and/or addiction. 


  • Blocks endorphins released while drinking (reduce the effects of alcohol)
  • Blocks opioids from reacting with opioid receptors
  • Reduces cravings for alcohol and opioids

What to expect from a Vivitrol Shot?

Vivitrol is administered as an injection, typically into the arm, and is available to those who have been off opioids for at least 7-14 days.  It is, however, available to those who are active alcohol drinkers.

The effects of Vivitrol shots start to appear about three hours after the injection and you can expect to receive a monthly injection.  

The concentration of this medication in the body can vary from one person to the next based on factors such as:

  • Metabolism
  • Body Mass
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Medical History
  • Exercise Habits
  • Hydration

Vivitrol Side Effects

Side effects of Vivitrol injections can vary in severity but tend to subside over time.  If you’re concerned about your side effects, it is advisable to address them with your treatment provider.

Common side effects of Vivitrol Injections:

  • Nausea
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of Appetite

Who Provides Our Care?

Our care is provided by Kinkaid’s team of in-home nurses with decades of experience caring for the elderly. Our nurses are trained to provide high-quality care in a kind and professional manner, while also ensuring excellent communication with families.

Where are At-Home Vivitrol Injections Available?

We offer in-home Vivitrol shots throughout the state of California. Specifically, we offer our care in the following areas:


Includes Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood, Westwood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Malibu, Holmby Hills, Cheviot Hills, Culver City, Beverly Glen, and Beverlywood.


Includes Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Mission Viejo, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Yorba Linda, Chino Hills, and Dana Point.


Includes San Diego, La Jolla, Eastlake, Hillcrest, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Coronado, Chula Vista, Del Mar, and Escondido.


Includes San Francisco, Daly City, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Oakland, Berkeley, San Rafael, Richmond, Walnut Creek, and Alameda.

Get a Vivitrol Shot from Home in CA

We offer Vivitrol shots for alcohol detox and opioid use from the privacy and comfort of your home.

Why Choose Kinkaid?

Kinkaid Private Care offers premium in-home services to patients looking for the best and most intensive care on the market.  We only take a few clients at a time, so we always provide specialized care to meet the needs of each client.  Not only do we specialize in premium care, but we also practice proper management techniques to ensure your care is organized, efficient and best for you.


Overall, we create a concierge medical experience for each of our clients.  Our approach starts with building relationships with each of our clients and their families; we get to know you in the comfort and privacy of your home to understand your exact needs.  We then create a personal care team for you consisting of at least a clinical nurse specialist, clinical case manager and care coordinator.  Our compassionate teams are clinician-led and available to you 24/7 to provide unparalleled service and attention to detail.

If you live in the Los Angeles area, call Kinkaid Private Care at (866)337-4596 for more information on how we can help you get a Vivitrol shot as soon as possible.

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If you have any questions or would like additional information on the services that we provide, please contact a nurse specialist by calling us or filling out the following form.

(866) 337-4596