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Transderm Scop

When and How to Use It

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Transderm Scop include the following:
 
  • Transderm Scop is applied to the skin at least four hours before the effect is desired.
 
  • When used before surgery, it is usually recommended to apply the patch the night before (or an hour before a cesarean section to minimize exposure to the baby), and leave it in place until 24 hours after surgery.
 
  • For motion sickness, the patch can remain in place for up to three days, after which it can be replaced with a new patch if necessary.
 
  • Wear only one patch at a time.
 
  • Apply the patch to a clean, hairless area behind the ear. Wash your hands thoroughly after application.
 
  • The patch can be worn while swimming, showering, bathing, or exercising. However, it sticks best if it is not exposed to too much water. If it falls off, simply replace it with a new one.
 
  • Do not cut the patch or fold it sharply, as this may cause the medication to be released too quickly.
 
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.
 

Dosing Information

There is only one standard dose of Transderm Scop, regardless of your age or weight.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Transderm Scop Dosage for more information.)
 

Transderm Scop Information

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