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.
TRANSDERM SCOP Contraindications:
Acute closure glaucoma. Allergy to belladonna alkaloids.
TRANSDERM SCOP 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.
TRANSDERM SCOP Classification:
TRANSDERM SCOP 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.
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.