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Transderm-Scop (scopolamine)

Prescription only
Prevents nausea and vomiting.

Transderm-Scop (scopolamine) is a low-hassle patch that works well to prevent nausea and vomiting, but it takes several hours to work.

5.3/ 7 average rating with 26 reviewsforscopolamine
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Upsides
  • Transderm-Scop (scopolamine) is well tolerated.
  • Prevents nausea for 3 days.
  • Because Transderm-Scop (scopolamine) is a skin patch, it's a good alternative to stopping nausea and vomiting if you're not able to swallow pills.
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Downsides
  • Can only be used for prevention of nausea and vomiting. It can't stop nausea or vomiting that's already happening.
  • The side effects can be worse if you are 65 and older.
  • You might feel sleepy, drowsy, or have blurry vision while taking Transderm-Scop (scopolamine). Taking alcohol or other medicines that make you drowsy can make this effect worse.
  • You're more likely to have heat stroke or feel dehydrated.
  • It takes a few hours for Transderm-Scop (scopolamine) to kick in, so you have to remember to take it beforehand.
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Used for
  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
  • Moderately and/or highly emetogenic chemotherapy; Prophylaxis
Dosage forms
  • Patch
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Patch
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Reviews
26 
73%
think this treatment is worth it
58%
think this treatment works well
19%
think this treatment is a hassle

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Side effects
The Transderm-Scop (scopolamine) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
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Risks and warnings
  • Increased pressure in the eyes

    Open angle glaucoma

  • Worsening stomach, bowel, or bladder blockages

    Blockages in the stomach, bowels or bladder

  • Skin burns

    MRI examination

  • Worsening seizures or psychosis

    History of seizures

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Sleepiness and dizziness

    Taking with alcohol

    ...and 1 more risk factors

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