was wondering if anyone has had any experience with scopolamine for untreatable depression. any info about doseage or anything else would be greatly appreciated
Hello aspencade95. You are correct. Off label uses for Scopolamine is that its used in hospice to help in sedation, as well as in breathing problems. There has been interest using Scopolamine in the treatment of depression, again off label use. Once I find what I call the numbers will add it here. Regards pledge
Hello, and welcome! I've found TMS - Transcranial Magnetic Therapy - to be greatly helpful for my medication-resistant depression. It uses MRI technology (magnets and electricity) and aims it at the part of the brain that needs stimulation. You do 20-30 treatment sessions, about an hour each, with you lying back in what looks like a dental chair. No medications. It was approved by the FDA, and while it has been very expensive, I now hear that insurances are starting to pay for it. Hope you get relief from the deoression soon. Regards - ElizaJane
I've been on everything including ECT. The Scop patch is a cutting edge attempt at balancing chemicals. Scopolamine is easy to take if you can stand the side effects which I couldn't. It dilates your pupils so that you see double making it impossible to type or read your phone. Also it dried me out terribly. I was continuously drinking water to no avail. I felt like the Sahara. I only got past two patches before I had to give up. So I don't know if there were any benefits...
- Scopolamine Information for Consumers
- Scopolamine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Scopolamine (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 30 Aug 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 3 Oct 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 16 Mar 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 25 Jan 2013 • 1 answer
I was prescribed transdermal scopolamine 1.5 mg patches for a cruise 3 years ago and still have some
Posted 11 Aug 2013 • 1 answer