Key Patient Counseling Points:
- May cause drowsiness; avoid driving or other tasks requiring motor coordination.
- Do not crush or break extended release product.
- Oral disintegrating tablet may be divided, but are unstable after breaking. If only 1/2 tablet taken, discard the other half.
- Allow oral disintegrating tablet to dissolve on your tongue.
- Avoid alcohol.
Benzodiazepine, Short or Intermediate. C-IV
Mechanism of Action:
Enhances the postsynaptic effect of the inhibitory neurotransmitter, γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA).