TRANSDERM SCOP Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Scopolamine 1.5mg (delivers approximately 1mg over 3 days); transdermal patch.
Novartis Consumer Health
Indications for TRANSDERM SCOP:
Prevention of motion sickness and post-op nausea and vomiting.
Apply to dry skin behind ear; do not cut patch. Motion sickness: 1 patch at least 4 hours before travel; remove after 72 hours. Post-op: 1 patch evening before surgery; for cesarean section: 1 patch 1 hour before surgery. Remove 24 hours after surgery.
Narrow angle glaucoma. Allergy to belladonna alkaloids.
Wash hands and skin after use; avoid eyes. GI or urinary tract obstruction. Hepatic, renal, or metabolic dysfunction. Seizure. Psychosis. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Alcohol, other CNS depressants potentiate CNS depression. Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics, antihistamines (e.g., meclizine), antidepressants. May affect absorption of other drugs.
Dry mouth, drowsiness, blurred vision, disorientation, confusion, difficult urination; withdrawal symptoms may occur if used for >3 days.