Lofexidine is an α2A adrenergic receptor agonist, historically used as an
antihypertensive, but more commonly used to alleviate the physical symptoms of
Lofexidine tablets are used to replace opiates when the usage of opiods is trying
to be reduced.
J Subst Abuse Treat. 2001 Jul;21(1):11-7. Lofexidine versus clonidine in rapid
opiate detoxification. Gerra G(1), Zaimovic A, Giusti F, Di Gennaro C, Zambelli U,
Lofexidine (Subutex, Buprenorphine, Britoflex, Naltraxone). Lofexidine
SCIENTIFIC TERM: 17-(cyclopropylmethyl)-alpha-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4,5-epoxy-
Oct 21, 2007 ... Description, Lofexidine is an alpha2-adrenergic receptor agonist. It can be used
as a short acting anti-hypertensive, but is mostly used to help ...
What is Lofexidine? Lofexidine is prescribed to reduce the symptoms of
withdrawal from opiate addiction during supervised detoxification. The drug acts
SWIMS drug worker said they will get SWIM on a Lofexidine treatment and said it
was painless to jup off subutex with it and should be able to ...
While Lofexidine is not yet FDA approved, it is used in Europe to treat heroin
addiction. Initial research results out of The New York State Psychiatric Institute ...
Guidance For The Use Of Lofexidine In The Symptomatic Management. Of Opioid
Withdrawal By Clinicians Working Within NHS Grampian. Co-ordinators:.
“Use of Lofexidine in the Management of Opiate Dependence Syndrome”. From
the working party. National Medicines Information Centre/St James's Hospital,.