Has Exalgo been discontinued?

Has Exalgo been discontinued?

Last updated on Nov 18, 2021. The Exalgo brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.

What mg does Exalgo come in?

EXALGO is available in 8 mg, 12 mg, 16 mg or 32 mg dosage strengths. The 8 mg tablets are round, biconvex, red tablets imprinted with “EXH 8” on one side.

How many milligrams is 150 mcg of buprenorphine?

BELBUCA is available as 75 mcg, 150 mcg, 300 mcg, 450 mcg, 600 mcg, 750 mcg, and 900 mcg buprenorphine per film….Table 6: BELBUCA Identifier & Size.

Buprenorphine Strength (mcg) BELBUCA Identifier Film Size (cm²)
150 E1 2.431
300 E3 0.934
450 E4 1.400
600 E6 1.867

How is Belbuca compared to Suboxone?

Suboxone is an FDA-approved medication for treating OUD. It prevents withdrawal symptoms and cravings while discouraging misuse. Belbuca is not approved for treating OUD.

Can Exalgo be crushed?

EXALGO tablets are to be swallowed whole, and are not to be broken, chewed, crushed, dissolved or injected. Taking broken, chewed, crushed, dissolved EXALGO or its contents leads to the rapid release and absorption of a potentially fatal dose of hydromorphone [see Boxed Warning].

Can you shoot Exalgo?

Abuse or misuse of EXALGO by crushing, chewing, snorting, or injecting the dissolved product will result in the uncontrolled delivery of hydromorphone and can result in overdose and death [see OVERDOSE].

How much does Exalgo cost?

Cash prices typically run around $1250 for 30 tablets of the 32 mg strength, not significantly different from the cost of 60 tablets of 16 mg.

How do you convert buprenorphine?

buprenorphine is equivalent to 75 milligrams of oral morphine and that one patch delivers the dispensed micrograms per hour over a 24 hour day. Example: 5 ug/hr buprenorphine patch X 24 hrs = 120 ug/day buprenorphine = 0.12 mg/day = 9 mg/day oral MME.

Which is greater mg or mcg?

While both of these measure weight, mg is 1,000 times more than mcg.

What is BELBUCA similar to?

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Why was Exalgo discontinued?

Due to the risk of respiratory depression, EXALGO is only indicated for use in patients who are already opioid-tolerant. Discontinue or taper all other extended-release opioids when beginning EXALGO therapy. As EXALGO is only for use in opioid-tolerant patients, do not begin any patient on EXALGO as the first opioid.

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