Long Lasting Motion Sickness Patch

Talk to your Physician to see if Transderm Scop is right for you.

Transderm Scop helps prevent motion sickness

Transderm Scop is a prescription medicine used for adults to help prevent nausea and vomiting from motion sickness for up to 3 days (72 hours).

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Do not use Transderm Scop if you:

  • have an eye probem called angle closure glaucoma
  • are allergic to scopolamine, belladonna alkaloids or any of the ingredients in Transderm Scop. See the end of the Medication Guide for a list of the ingredients in Transderm Scop. Ask your doctor if you are not sure.

See the detailed Instruction for Use for information about how to use Transderm Scop at the end of the Medication Guide. It is important that you change your Transderm Scop dose. Do not change your Transderm Scop dose without talking to your doctor.

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TRANSDERM SCOPĀ® (scopolamine) TRANSDERMAL SYSTEM, 1 mg/3 days
Read this Patient Information (PDF) before you start using Transderm Scop and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.
Transderm Scop is a prescription medicine used for adults to help prevent:

  • nausea and vomiting from motion sickness
  • nausea and vomiting from anesthesia or taking opiod pain medicines after surgery

It is not known if Transderm Scop is safe or effective in children.

It is a tan-colored, circle shaped transdermal system (patch) with "Scopolamine 1 mg/3 days" printed on it.

 

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Do not use Transderm Scop if you:

  • have an eye problem called angle closure glaucoma
  • are allergic to scopolamine, belladonna alkaloids or any of the ingredients in Transderm Scop. See the end of the Medication Guide for a list of the ingredients in Transderm Scop. Ask your doctor if you are not sure.

See the detailed Instructions for Use for information about how to use Transderm Scop at the end of the Package Insert. It is important that you apply Transderm Scop exactly as your doctor tells you to. Your doctor may change your Transderm Scop dose. Do not change your Transderm Scop dose without talking to your doctor.

Transderm Scop may cause serious side effects, including:

  • angle closure glaucoma. If you have open angle glaucoma and use the Transderm Scop, remove Transderm Scop and call a doctor right away if you feel pain or discomfort, have blurred vision, or see halos or colored images around lights and reddening of your eyes.
  • worsening of seizures. Tell your doctor about any worsening of seizures while using Transderm Scop.
  • an unusual reaction called acute psychosis. Tell your doctor if you have any of these symptoms: confusion; agitation; rambling speech; hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not there); paranoid behaviors and delusions (false belief in something).
  • worsening of your preeclampsia during pregnancy. Some pregnant women with severe preeclampsia have had seizures after getting scopolamine by injection in the muscle (intramuscular) or injection in the vein (intravenous).
  • difficulty urinating
  • difficulties in food passing from the stomach to the small intestines, which may cause abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting.
  • withdrawal symptoms after removing Transderm Scop after using it for several days. Some people may have certain symptoms such as difficulty with balance, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, sweating, confusion, muscle weakness, low heart rate or low blood pressure that could start 24 hours or more after removing Transderm Scop. Call your doctor right away if your symptoms become severe.
  • temporary increase in the size of your pupil and blurry vision, especially if Transderm Scop comes in contact with your eyes.
  • skin burns at the site of Transderm Scop. This can happen during a medical test called a Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan (MRI). Transderm Scop contains aluminum and should be removed from your skin before you have an MRI.

You should not drink alcohol while using Transderm Scop. It can increase your chances of having serious side effects.

You should not drive, operate heavy machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how Transderm Scop affects you.

You should not use Transderm Scop during a Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan (MRI). Remove Transderm Scop before undergoing and MRI. It can cause your skin to burn.

You should be careful if you use Transderm Scop while you participate in watersports because you may feel lost or confused (disoriented).

Limit contact with water while swimming and bathing because Transderm Scop may fall off. If Transderm Scop falls off, throw it away and apply a new one on the hairless area behind your ear.

Before you use Transderm Scop, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
  • have a history of seizures or psychosis
  • have problems with your stomach or intestines.
  • have trouble urinating
  • are scheduled to have a gastric secretion test
  • have liver or kidney problems
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Transderm Scop can harm your unborn baby.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Transderm Scop can pass into your breast milk and may harm your baby. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you use Transderm Scop.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Transderm Scop may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Transderm Scop works. Medicines you take by mouth may not be absorbed well while you use Transderm Scop.

Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • a sedative, hypnotic, opioid or anxiolytic (medicines that make you sleepy).
  • an antidepressant medicine.
  • an anticholinergic medicine, such as an allergy or cold medicine, a medicine to treat bladder or bowel spasms, certain asthma medicines, or other medicines for motion sickness.

Ask your doctor if you are not sure if your medicine is one that is listed above. Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your doctor or pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

The most common side effects of using Transderm Scop include: dry mouth; blurred vision or eye problem; feeling sleepy or drowsy; disorientation (confusion); dizziness; feeling agitated or irritable; pharyngitis (sore throat).

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of Transderm Scop. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare at 1-800-398-5876 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purpose other than those listed in a Patient Information (PDF) leaflet. Do not use Transderm Scop for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Transderm Scop to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

You can ask your pharmacist or doctor for information about Transderm Scop that is written for health professionals.

If you use too much Transderm Scop, call your doctor or Posion Control Center at 1-800-222-1222, or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away.

Keep Transderm Scop and all medicines out of reach of children.

Ingredients in Transderm Scop

Active ingredient: scopolamine
Inactive ingredients: light mineral oil, polyisobutylene, polypropylene and aluminized polyester film
For more information call GSK Consumer Healthcare at 1-800-398-5876
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit MedWatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see Package Insert for Full Prescribing Information.