FDA approves first non-opioid treatment for opioid withdrawal symptoms

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The FDA today approved the first non-opioid treatment designed to help manage the symptoms of opioid withdrawal in adults.

The drug, Lucemyra, isn’t a treatment for opioid use disorder, the agency noted. Instead, it is meant to be used as part of a broader plan to help adults manage their symptoms when they stop using opioids.

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