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Drug Name:

TRANSDERM SCOP Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Scopolamine 1.5mg (delivers approximately 1mg over 3 days); transdermal patch.

Company:
Novartis Consumer Health

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for TRANSDERM SCOP:

Prevention of motion sickness and post-op nausea and vomiting.

Adult:

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.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Narrow angle glaucoma. Allergy to belladonna alkaloids.

Warnings/Precautions:

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.

Interactions:

Alcohol, other CNS depressants potentiate CNS depression. Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics, antihistamines (e.g., meclizine), antidepressants. May affect absorption of other drugs.

Pharmacological Class:

Anticholinergic.

Adverse Reactions:

Dry mouth, drowsiness, blurred vision, disorientation, confusion, difficult urination; withdrawal symptoms may occur if used for >3 days.

How Supplied:

Patches—4

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