Were you looking for information about Scopolamine Patch? Scopalamine patches is a common misspelling of scopolamine patches.
By affecting certain areas in the brain, scopolamine patches (Transderm Scop®) can help prevent nausea and vomiting in adults. Specifically, this prescription medicine is used to prevent these symptoms when they are caused by motion sickness, surgery, or anesthesia.
Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects are possible and may include drowsiness, dizziness, and dry mouth. This product comes as a skin patch that is applied behind the ear at least four hours before the desired effect is needed.
(For more information on this medicine, click Scopolamine Patch. This full-length article offers a complete overview of this product, including safety concerns and general dosing instructions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)