Scopolamine Patch Information
Scopolamine patch (Transderm Scop®) is a medication used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by motion sickness, surgery, or anesthesia. This prescription medicine works by affecting certain areas in the brain. Scopolamine patches are approved for use in adults only and are placed behind the ear for up to three days.
Although many people do not have problems with this medicine, side effects can occur and may include drowsiness, dizziness, and dry mouth.
To ensure your safety with scopolamine patches, make sure to provide your healthcare provider with information on any other drugs you are taking (including vitamins and supplements), as well as any allergies you may have. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(For more detailed information on this product, click Scopolamine Patch. This resource offers dosing guidelines and covers general safety precautions to be aware of before using this patch.)