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Scopolamine Patch Withdrawal
Scopolamine withdraw: Yes, you treat it with meclizineGet a more detailed answer ›
Can transdermal scopolamine patches be removed and reapplied? My insurance won't cover them, and I usually only need them for a single day.
Well, ...: Anecdotally people have used them over and say they worked, but it is NOT recommended to re-use medication patches once taken off. ...Read more
Taken from the fda-approved package insert:
"clinical results: in 195 adult subjects of different racial origins who participated in clinical efficacy studies at sea or in a controlled motion environment, there was a 75% reduction in the incidence of motion-induced nausea and vomiting."
these results also held for postop patients getting the patch. ...Read more
Worth a try: This rather large reservoir patch gained acclaim in preventing car and sea sickness, and does seem to help other causes of vertigo, on occasion. ...Read more
Yes: Both medicines are used for nausea but act in different mechanisms and target nausea of different etiologies. ...Read more
I am traveling to paris and have a scopolamine patch - can I also take my klonopin (clonazepam) during the flight? It is. 5 mg which I can split in half
I have the transderm scop (scopolamine) patches and dramamine. Which one will work better with less side effects?
I prefer scop patch: I find that transderm scop (scopolamine) is both well tolerated and effective. Perhaps even better is half a scop patch, but if you do this, carefully wash your hands after cutting / applying to keep the scopolamine off your fingers & out of your eyes. Another prescription favorite is zofran (ondansetron) which is quite effective for nausea. ...Read more
No: Transdermal scopolamine does not have any known interactions with birth control pills. ...Read more
R dialated pupil for 6 days. Poss side effect of transderm scop (scopolamine) patch, risks with it being dialated this long? How get back! HELP!
Scopolamine SEs: This medication can certainly cause a dilated pupil on the side of use. Generally the patch is worn for 3 days - so I wonder how long you've had it on? Also if u touch the gluey surface of the patch, then rub your eye you can dilate the pupil that way by getting the medicine directly in your eye. If no patch is being used now & pupil still dilated, u should see an eye doc today. Hope u feel better ...Read more
On line prescription: You may want to try online with a prescription from your physician. ...Read more
My husband started on a scopolamine patch for excess saliva. He has rosacea w/irritation behind both ears. Can the patch be applied elsewhere?
Probably the glue...: He's probably not having a reaction to the medication itself, but rather the adhesive in the patch. Speak with your doctor about other delivery methods, though this may necessitate a different medication. ...Read more
Scopolamine patch is making my pupils dilated & blurred vision, dry mouth wore the patch 3 days plus new patch 12hrs. How long will side effects last?
Dry mouth is a side: Dry mouth is a side effect.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: If you are traveling and experiencing anxiety and air or sea sickness, both medications can be used. The prescribing doctor needs to know about it, and if you have received it from one doctor, that doctor should be the one you are asking, or the dispensing pharmacist, who can ask you necessary questions and knows your medication history. People should be asking their prescribers/pharmacists. ...Read more
I've had dizziness for the last ten weeks. I've taken prednisone, meclizine and worn a transderm-scop patch. No real improvement. Can this be permanent or do you have any other suggestions?
Ct or mri: Should have further investigation with ct or MRI of brain. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
"ransderm Scōp is contraindicated in the following populations: Patients with angle closure glaucoma.
Persons who are hypersensitive to the drug scopolamine or other belladonna alkaloids or to any ingredient or component in the formulation or delivery system." See: http://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/drugInfo. Cfm? Setid=4d705c57-fa98-46e0-97f3-38e1b0ada76b ...Read more
Scopolamine: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/scopolamine-side-effects. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Scopolamine: Scopolamine is used for "Treating certain types of muscle problems (eg, some Parkinson-like conditions, certain muscle spasm problems) and certain stomach or intestinal problems (eg, irritable colon syndrome), and for preventing nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/scopolamine. Html ...Read more
Not recommended.: The scopolamine patch is not recommended for use in children. Children are more susceptible to the side effects of the medication which can include pupil dilation, hallucinations, and lazy eye. Scopolamine hydrobromide, the injected form, may be used in children at reduced doses, but that’s not the form we uses on ourselves as patients, and it’s no longer available in the U.S. ...Read more
Many but not same: Scopolamine, originally from s amerplant, synthetic version available, has anti cholenergic, anti muscarine like effects, some drugs has some of its properties like atropine, Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride), antihistamines etc. Patches used for motion sickness, pre anesthetic medications that is good legal part, but also used criminal purposes (date rape, hallucinogen etc), and illegal recreation purposes. ...Read more
Dry mouth and other:
Many people get dry mouth but other temporary side effects include some drowsiness, blurred vision (be careful to wash your hands and not get the patch material into your eyes).
Less commonly, difficulty emptying the bladder, confusion, hallucinations, memory changes, restlessness, changes in heart rate, and local skin irritation. Test it out at home before taking this on trip or cruise. ...Read more
I prefer scop patch: I find that transderm scop (scopolamine) is both well tolerated and effective for motion sickness. Perhaps even better is half a scop patch, but if you do this, carefully wash your hands after cutting / applying to keep the scopolamine off your fingers & out of your eyes. Another prescription favorite is zofran (ondansetron) which is quite effective for nausea. ...Read more