SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch


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Side effect - blurred vision


I used Scopolamine patch 1.5 when i went on a cruise Thursday (1/3/08) and took it off Sunday (1/6) night. I started having blurred visoin Friday (1/4) and up to now (Thursday 1/10) I still have blurred vision. How long before this side effect go...
by Emilyn Rodriguez in Sugar Land, Texas, 01/10/2008

SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch Drug and Prescription Information

SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch

SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch Medication Classification

SCOPOLAMINE (On the skin)

SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch Brandname

Transderm Scop

SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch is used for the Treatment

Scopolamine (scoe-POL-a-meen) Prevents nausea and vomiting caused by motion sickness in adults.

When To Not Use SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to scopolamine.

How Should You Use SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch

Patch

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to use and how often.
  • This medicine comes with a patient information sheet. Read it carefully before using.
  • Wash and dry your hands before applying the patch.
  • Tear open the package carefully; do not cut it open.
  • Take the liner off the sticky side before applying.
  • Apply the patch to dry skin behind the ear.
  • If the patch is loose or falls off, apply a new patch at a different place behind the ear.
  • If treatment is needed for more than 3 days, apply a new patch.
  • After you take off the patch, wash the place where the patch was and your hands thoroughly.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Apply the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, apply a new patch and return to your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not apply two patches at once.

Proper SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch Storage

Store SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Do not drink alcohol while wearing the patch.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking any medicines that make you sleepy such as sleeping pills, cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain killers, or tranquilizers.

SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch Warnings

  • Talk with your doctor before using the patch if you have glaucoma, lung disease, prostate problems, trouble urinating, heart disease, or any other medical problems.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before you use this medicine.
  • This medicine may cause drowsiness. Be careful while driving a car, using machinery or doing dangerous jobs.
  • This medicine may make you sweat less and cause your body to get too hot. Be careful in hot weather, when you are exercising, or if using a sauna or whirlpool.

SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe skin rash or hives
  • Confusion or memory loss
  • Cannot go to the bathroom (urinate)
  • Severe eye pain
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Dry mouth, nose, throat, or skin
  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision.
  • Dry, itchy or red eyes

SCOPOLAMINE (Topical) (Patch Ratings

Overall Rating:

3.5***~

 

(based on 2 reviews)

Effectiveness:

***

Ease of Use:

****

Overall Satisfaction:

***

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