About Scopoderm Patches
|Treatment of travel sickness
|Patient Information Leaflet
What are Scopoderm Patches?
Scopoderm Patches are a type of medication that is used to treat travel sickness. They are transdermal patches that are applied to the skin and release the active ingredient, scopolamine, into the bloodstream.
What are Scopoderm Patches used for?
Scopoderm Patches are primarily used to treat travel sickness, which is a common condition that affects many people when they travel by car, boat, or plane. The patches work by blocking the signals that are sent from the inner ear to the brain, which can cause nausea and vomiting. Scopoderm Patches may also be used to treat other conditions, such as vertigo and motion sickness caused by other medical treatments.
How do Scopoderm Patches work?
Scopoderm Patches contain scopolamine, which is a type of medication called an anticholinergic. When the patch is applied to the skin, the scopolamine is slowly released into the bloodstream. Once in the bloodstream, the scopolamine works by blocking the signals that are sent from the inner ear to the brain. These signals are responsible for controlling balance and detecting motion, and when they are disrupted, they can cause nausea and vomiting. By blocking these signals, Scopoderm Patches can help to prevent travel sickness.
Who are Scopoderm Patches suitable for?
Scopoderm Patches are suitable for most people who experience travel sickness. However, they may not be suitable for everyone. Scopoderm Patches should not be used by people who are allergic to scopolamine or any of the other ingredients in the patch. They should also not be used by people who have glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, or certain other medical conditions. It is important to talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Scopoderm Patches to make sure that they are safe for you.
How to apply Scopoderm Patches
To apply Scopoderm Patches, follow these steps:
- Clean and dry the area of skin where you will be applying the patch.
- Remove the patch from its packaging and peel off the protective backing.
- Apply the patch to the skin, pressing down firmly to make sure it sticks.
- Wash your hands after applying the patch.
Scopoderm Patches should be applied at least 5-6 hours before you start your journey to allow the medication to take effect. The patch should be replaced every 72 hours. Scopoderm Patches should only be used for the duration of your journey and should not be used for more than 3 days in a row.
Buy Scopoderm Patches online from a UK pharmacy
If you are looking to buy Scopoderm Patches online, you can do so from our online travel sickness treatment clinic. Simply complete a free consultation, and once reviewed by a licensed pharmacist, your prescription will be issued, and your medication will be delivered in discrete packaging. Buy Scopoderm Patches online today to start your journey feeling your best.
Scopoderm Patches Side Effects
Scopoderm Patches may cause side effects in some people. The most common side effects include dry mouth, dizziness, and drowsiness. Uncommon side effects may include confusion, hallucinations, and blurred vision. Serious side effects are rare but may include an allergic reaction, difficulty breathing, or a rapid heartbeat. For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet.
Common Side Effects
- Dry mouth
Uncommon Side Effects
- Blurred vision
Serious Side Effects
- Allergic reaction
- Difficulty breathing
- Rapid heartbeat
For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet.
Scopoderm Patches Ingredients
Active Ingredients: Scopolamine
Other Ingredients: Polyisobutylene, Polyacrylic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Water
- Do not use Scopoderm Patches if you are allergic to scopolamine or any of the other ingredients in the patch.
- Do not use Scopoderm Patches if you have glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, or certain other medical conditions.
- Do not use Scopoderm Patches if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without first consulting your doctor.
- Do not apply Scopoderm Patches to broken or irritated skin.
- Do not cut or puncture Scopoderm Patches.
- Scopoderm Patches may cause drowsiness or dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how the medication affects you.
- If you experience any side effects while using Scopoderm Patches, stop using the medication and contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately.