Active Ingredient(s): Lofexidine Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * May 16, 2018
Pharm Company: * US WORLDMEDS LLC
Category: Opioid Dependence

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Lucemyra Overview

Lofexidine, sold under the brand name Lucemyra among others,[1] is a medication historically used to treat high blood pressure; today, it is more commonly used to help with the physical symptoms of opioid withdrawal.[2] It is taken by mouth.[3] It is an α2A adrenergic receptor agonist.[3] It was approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States in 2018.[3] The U.S. Food and Drug Admini...

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Drug to limit withdrawal symptoms

In May the FDA issued a new drug that limits or reduced withdrawal symptoms. Has anyone used it? Does it help in cold turkey situations? Is it expensive? ## Hello Oshan, Could you be a bit more specific? Do you know what the new drugs name is or what the drug is that is causing the withdrawal symptoms in the first place? ## Are you by chance talking about Lucemyra (Lofexidine)?? It seems to match your description of being approved in May and having the same use. I'm sure it would be costly since it's being sold as a new drug name unless your insurance would subsidize it. According to GoodRx, it's close to $2,000 and that's with a coupon. "FDA approves the first non-opioid treatment for management of opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults For Immediate Release - May 16,...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lofexidine Hydrochloride
  • Tablet: 0.18mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lucemyra: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 27505-050 Lucemyra .2 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Us Worldmeds, LLC

Other drugs which contain Lofexidine Hydrochloride or a similar ingredient: (2 results)