Medically reviewed on August 16, 2017.
Applies to the following strengths: 1.5 mg; 1 mg/mL; 0.4 mg/mL; 1.3 mg; 0.4 mg
Usual Adult Dose for:
Additional dosage information:
Usual Adult Dose for Nausea/Vomiting
Post-operative nausea and vomiting: Apply one patch to the hairless area behind the ear the evening before scheduled surgery
Cesarean section surgery: Apply one patch to the hairless area behind the ear one hour prior to surgery (to minimize exposure of the newborn)
Duration of therapy: Keep patch in place for 24 hours following surgery
Use: Post-operative nausea and vomiting
Usual Adult Dose for Motion Sickness
Apply one patch to the hairless area behind the ear at least 4 hours before antiemetic effect is needed
-Replace every 3 days as needed
Renal Dose Adjustments
Use with caution.
Liver Dose Adjustments
Use with caution.
Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.
Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.
Data not available
-Advise patients to remove scopolamine patches immediately and contact a physician if they experience symptoms of acute angle closure glaucoma (pain and reddening of the eyes accompanied by dilated pupils).
-Strongly advise patients to wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water immediately after handling scopolamine patches.
-Instruct patients to remove the patch if they develop any difficulties in urinating.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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