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Your healthcare provider may recommend using a scopolamine patch to help prevent nausea and vomiting caused by motion sickness, anesthesia, or surgery. This patch is available by prescription only and is placed behind the ear for up to three days. Although most people tolerate this product well, side effects may occur and can include a dry mouth, dizziness, and drowsiness.
What Is Scopolamine Patch?Scopolamine patch (Transderm Scop®) is a prescription medication approved to prevent nausea and vomiting due to the following causes:
- Motion sickness
- Anesthesia and surgery.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, the scopolamine patch can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, many people tolerate it quite well.
- Dry mouth