Brand Name: Transderm Scop, Scopace, Maldemar
Generic Name: Scopolamine
Drug Class: Antiemetic Agents
What Is Scopolamine and How Does It Work?
Scopolamine is available under the following different brand names: Transderm Scop, Scopace, and Maldemar.
Dosages of Scopolamine :
- 1 mg/75 hour
Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:
May cause withdrawal symptoms if used longer than 3 days
Nausea and Vomiting Treatment
- 0.3-0.65 mg intravenously/intramuscular/subcutaneous; repeat every 6-8 hours if necessary
- Apply 1 patch behind ear at least 4-12 hours before (preferably 12 hours) before anticipated exposure to motion, then every 3 days as needed
Nausea and vomiting associated with anesthesia
- Apply 1 patch behind ear on night before scheduled surgery, then leave on for 24 hours after surgery
- Cesarean section: Apply 1 patch behind ear 1 hour before surgery (to minimize newborn exposure, apply no sooner); remove 24 hours after surgery
Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (off label)
- Apply 1 patch every 72 hours
- Safety and efficacy not established
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