Transderm Scop is an antiemetic agent that is used to relieve nausea and vomiting effects resulting from motion sickness. Transderm Scop patch works by inhibiting the passage of messages to the vomiting center. The patch transmits medication through the skin, which lasts up to 3 days. Transderm Scop patch should be applied to the body prior any motion for it to work well.
Transderm scop is a medicine used in the treatment of motion sickness and nausea and vomiting caused by surgery. The active ingredient of the medicine - scopolamine - is commonly administered to the patient in patch form. Scopolamine is also commonly known as hyoscine hydrobromide.
Transderm scop is administered to the patient via a patch, meaning the medicine is slowly released into the patient. Scopolamine works as an anticholinergic drug, meaning it reduces the activity of acetylcholine at nerve terminals. This has the effect of reducing motion sickness and alleviating nausea and vomiting.
Transderm scop is associated with numerous side effects including blurred vision, dry mouth, drowsiness, and dizziness.