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Itulatek is a medication used to treat adults with moderate to severe seasonal allergies caused by pollen from birch, alder, and/or hazel and did not have relief with other medications and had a positive test of sensitization to pollen of birch, alder, or hazel.
Itulatek is available in 1 mg sublingual tablets.
Itulatek should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Your first should be given in a healthcare setting under physician supervision, and you should be observed for at least 30 minutes.
The recommended dose is to place one tablet underneath the tongue once a day. It should only take seconds for the tablet to dissolve. Do not take it with food or drinks. Avoid swallowing for about one minute and food and drinks after five minutes of taking. Be sure you wash your hands thoroughly after handling the tablet.
Let your doctor or pharmacist know if you have any questions or concerns.
Itulatek is made of standardized allergen extract, white birch (Betula verrucosa). Fish gelatin, mannitol, and sodium hydroxide (for pH balance) are the inactive ingredients contained in each Itulatek tablet.
Patients who are allergic to any of the ingredients contained in Itulatek should avoid the medication.
Patients who have had a prior severe systemic allergic reaction to birch or related tree pollen immunotherapy should avoid taking Itulatek.
Patients with unstable, severe, or uncontrolled chronic or seasonal asthma should not take Itulatek.
Patients who are taking beta-blockers should not take Itulatek.
Patients who have active oral inflammatory conditions such as oral lichen planus with ulcerations, severe fungal infections, or dental extraction should not take Itulatek.
Patients who have had eosinophilic esophagitis should not take Itulatek.
Itulatek has the following Warnings and Precautions:
Common Itulatek side effects include itching of the ears, mouth, or tongue; swelling of the mouth, tongue, lips, or throat; cough; throat pain or irritation; and numbness or prickling sensation of the mouth. However, patients may experience other side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you have side effects that bother you or won’t go away.
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Itulatek. Horsholm, Denmark: ALK-Abello A/S; 2022.