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.
May 3, 2016 ... Review question. We reviewed the evidence about the effect of alpha2-
adrenergic agonists (clonidine, lofexidine, guanfacine, and tizanidine) ...
Oct 8, 2015 ... The dosage of lofexidine should be titrated according to the patient's response.
Initial dosage should be 0.8mg per day in divided doses.
Jun 21, 2009 ... BritLofex is the brand name for lofexidine hydrochloride. It belongs to a group of
medicines called alpha2 adrenergic agonists. BritLofex comes ...
Is there any evidence that lofexidine is as effective as and better tolerated than
clonidine for opiate detoxification? Could lofexidine be safely combined with ...
Apr 12, 2012 ... Lofexidine (Britlofex) is an alpha2-adrenergic receptor agonist commonly used to
alleviate some of the physical symptoms of opiate withdrawal ...
Mar 22, 2006 ... BritLofex tablets contain the active ingredient lofexidine hydrochloride, which is a
type of medicine used to manage the withdrawal symptoms ...
“Use of Lofexidine in the Management of Opiate Dependence Syndrome”. From
the working party. National Medicines Information Centre/St James's Hospital,.