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Transderm Scop Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
- What are the possible side effects of scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
- What is the most important information I should know about scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
- How should I use scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Transderm Scop)?
- What happens if I overdose (Transderm Scop)?
- What should I avoid while using scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
- What other drugs will affect scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Transderm Scop)?
Since scopolamine transdermal is taken as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
If you forget to apply the patch as directed before surgery, contact your doctor for instructions. Do not use extra patches to make up for applying the medication later than directed.
What happens if I overdose (Transderm Scop)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose can cause vision problems, hallucinations, dry mouth, hot or dry skin, fast heartbeat, and seizure, or urinating less than usual.
What should I avoid while using scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
Scopolamine transdermal may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Avoid touching your eyes just after applying a scopolamine transdermal skin patch. The medication contained in the patch can dilate your pupils and cause blurred vision.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of scopolamine transdermal.
What other drugs will affect scopolamine transdermal (Transderm Scop)?
Before using scopolamine transdermal, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by scopolamine.
Scopolamine slows the digestive tract, which can make it harder for your body to absorb any medicines you take by mouth. Tell your doctor if any of your oral medications do not seem to work as well while you are using scopolamine transdermal.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with scopolamine transdermal. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about scopolamine transdermal.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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