To help prevent nausea and vomiting due to motion sickness, surgery, or anesthesia, a healthcare provider may prescribe Transderm Scop. This medicated patch is placed behind the ear and can last for up to three days. It is usually applied at least four hours before the desired effect is needed. Some people may experience side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, and dry mouth.
What Is Transderm Scop?Transderm Scop® (scopolamine patch) is a prescription medication approved to prevent nausea and vomiting due to the following causes:
- Motion sickness
- Anesthesia and surgery.
It comes as a small round patch that is worn behind the ear. Each patch lasts for three days.