Indications for TRANSDERM SCOP:
Prevention of motion sickness and post-op nausea/vomiting (PONV).
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.
Acute closure glaucoma. Allergy to belladonna alkaloids.
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.
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.
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.