|Scopoderm||Brand||New Zealand||1.5mg Scopolamine (hyoscine)||2 Transdermal Patches||OTC||$20.11||Add|
Medicines have benefits and some have risks. Always read the label and use only as directed. If symptoms persist or you have side effects see your health professional. Brands and generics both contain the same active ingredient(s) and are medically equivalent. Some brands are marketed under different names by the same manufacturing country depending on the country of origin.
Scopoderm contains the active substance scopolamine (hyoscine), which belongs to a group of medicines called anti-emetics or anti-nauseants. Scopoderm is used for the prevention of symptoms of motion sickness, such as nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick) and vertigo (loss of balance), which can occur when traveling by boat, plane, train or car.
SEE PACKAGE LEAFLET FOR FULL INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE AND WARNINGS
DO NOT USE:
PRECAUTIONS: Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Scopoderm if you:
Under these circumstances, Scopoderm may be unsuitable for you.
In rare cases, confusion and/or visual hallucinations may occur. Should this happen, remove Scopoderm at once and notify a doctor.
Take care after removing the patch , as side-effects may persist for up to 24 hours or longer.
Remove patch before medical scans.
Use in Children:
Do not give Scopoderm to a child younger than 10 years old because there is insufficient information of its use in children.
Use in Elderly:
Scopoderm can be used in the elderly although they mnay be more prone to suffer from side effects.
Taking other Medicines:
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken or want to start taking any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines, because Scopoderm may interact with them:
Using Scopoderm with alcohol
Avoid drinking alcohol while using Scopoderm
Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you might be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Scopoderm can have side effects such as feeling drowsy, confused, dizzy, or may affect your vision. Do not drive, operate machinery or perform any activity that requires concentration while under treatment with Scopoderm.
Each patch contains 1.5mg Scopolamine (hyoscine). Average absorption rate 1mg/72 hours.