Allam [100 Tablets, HK Pharmaceutical]
Allam (Allam) is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). Allam affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.
Allam is used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression.
Allam may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
HOW SHOULD I USE ALLAM?
Use Allam orally disintegrating tablets as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Allam orally disintegrating tablets may be taken with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
Do not remove the blister from the outer pouch until you are ready to take Allam orally disintegrating tablets. Make sure that your hands are dry when you open the blister pack. Do not push the tablet through the foil. Peel back the foil on the blister pack and place the tablet on your tongue. The tablet dissolves quickly and can be swallowed with saliva. Allam orally disintegrating tablets may be taken with or without water. Take the tablet immediately after opening the blister pack. Do not store the removed tablet for future use. If you are only taking a half tablet for your dose, throw away the other half. Do not save it for later use.
If you are taking Allam orally disintegrating tablets regularly, do not suddenly stop taking it without checking with your doctor. You may have an increased risk of side effects (eg, seizures). If you need to stop Allam orally disintegrating tablets or add a new medicine, your doctor will gradually lower your dose.
Eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice may affect the amount of Allam orally disintegrating tablets in your blood. Talk with your doctor before including grapefruit or grapefruit juice in your diet.
If you miss a dose of Allam orally disintegrating tablets and you are using it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Allam orally disintegrating tablets.