For the treatment of motion sickness in adults and children over 10yrs. Scopoderm TTs uses scopalamine in the form of a patch which is applied behind the ear. It provides for programmed release through the intact skin into the blood stream over a prolonged period of up to 3 days.
Scopoderm, containing scopolamine is designed for the prevention of motion sickness which can occur when travelling by boat, plane, train or car.
Use as directed. Full instructions for use enclosed.
Scopolamine 1.5mg and releases in vivo 1.0mg/72 hours
Before using Scopoderm TTS, please ask your doctor or pharmacist:
- If you are suffering from any form of gastro-intestinal obstruction
- If you have difficulties when passing water (e.g. due to enlargment of the prostate)
- If you have (or have had) any metabolic, liver, or kidney disease
- If you have suffered in the past or are now suffering from pain in the eyes, blurred vision, or rainbow-coloured halos around lights
- If you have had epileptic seizures in the past or are now suffering from epilepsy.
- Must be kept out of the reach of children.
- Scopoderm must not be used by persons hyper-sensitive to scopolamine or by those suffering from glaucoma (increased pressure within the eye).
- May cause drowsiness
During use of Scopoderm TTS the following side effects may occur: frequently; temporary dryness of the mouth, frequently; blurring of (near) vision and enlargment of the pupils (sometimes in one eye only), occasionally irritation of the eye lids. Occasionally drowsiness. Rarely difficulty in passing water. More common is localised skin irritation. In some isolated cases impairment of memory or concentration, restlessness, dizziness, disorientation, confusion, and hallucinations.
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 healthcare professional.