Nausea:

Indications for TRANSDERM SCOP:

Prevention of motion sickness and post-op nausea/vomiting (PONV).

Adult:

Apply to dry skin behind ear; do not cut patch. Motion sickness: 1 patch at least 4hrs before required effect; remove after 72hrs. Apply a new patch if therapy is required >3 days. PONV (for surgeries except cesarean): 1 patch evening before surgery. Remove 24hrs after surgery.

Children:

Not established.

Contraindications:

Acute closure glaucoma. Allergy to belladonna alkaloids.

Warnings/Precautions:

Wash hands and skin after use; avoid eyes. Monitor IOP in those with glaucoma. Psychosis. Monitor for new or worsening psychiatric symptoms. GI or urinary tract obstruction. Seizures. MRI skin burns; remove prior to imaging. Renal or hepatic impairment. Elderly. Pregnancy (avoid if severe preeclampsia). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Anticholinergic.

Interactions:

Alcohol, other CNS depressants potentiate CNS depression. Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics, antihistamines (eg, meclizine), tricyclic antidepressants; monitor. May affect absorption of other drugs. Interferes with gastric secretion test; discontinue 10 days prior to testing.

Adverse Reactions:

Dry mouth, drowsiness, blurred vision, dilation of the pupils, visual impairment, dizziness, somnolence, agitation, confusion, mydriasis, pharyngitis; difficult urination (discontinue if occurs), withdrawal symptoms may occur if used for >3 days.

How Supplied:

Patches—4

Pricing for TRANSDERM SCOP

1mg patch (Qty: 4)
Appx. price $37
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