Scopolamine Transdermal Cream in Winnipeg
Are you looking to buy Scopolamine Transdermal Cream in Winnipeg? Are you needing to treat nausea and vomiting or excessive secretions? Tache Pharmacy’s compounding pharmacy lab regularly makes and stocks scopolamine transdermal cream.
Do you have a prescription for scopolamine cream? Feel free to use our online prescription order form to submit your prescription to us.
What is scopolamine?
Scopolamine is a prescription medication. It also goes by the names hyoscine, hyoscine hydrobromide and scopolamine hydrobromide.
It is a belladonna alkaloid and acts as an anticholinergic agent. This means it blocks acetylcholine.
It comes in an oral tablet, an injectable solution, a transdermal patch and a transdermal cream.
It is used to treat several conditions including:
- motion sickness
- nausea and vomiting
- excessive secretions
- some stomach and intestinal conditions
- muscle spasms
- Parkinson-like conditions
What is scopolamine transdermal cream used for?
Scopolamine cream is used to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting. It can also be used to help dry up excessive chest secretions/congestion.
What strength does scopolamine cream come in?
The scopolamine cream is 0.25mg / 0.1mL. It is supplied in 1mL syringes.
How do I use this medication?
Scopolamine cream is for external use only.
Choose an area behind the ear that is clean, dry, hairless and free of any cuts or irritation. It is recommended that the person applying the cream wears a latex glove or rubber glove. Remove the cap of the syringe (see picture) and squeeze out the prescribed amound (usually 0.1mL or 0.2mL). Massage the cream into the selected area of the skin.
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water after applying the cream, being careful NOT to touch or rub your eyes until your hands are washed.
The cream may also be applied to the inner wrist.
What are the side effects of scopolamine transdermal cream?
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention include:
- Dry Mouth
Contact your prescriber or pharmacist if these side effects continue or are bothersome.
Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or pharmacist right away include:
- Agitation, nervousness, confusion
- Blurred vision and other eye problems
- Dizziness, drowsiness
- Hallucinations (seeing and hearing things that are not really there)
- Skin rash, itching
What are the precautions while using this medication?
The precautions that you should be aware of include:
- Avoid getting the cream in the eyes or making contact with the eyes after applying
- Avoid alcohol
- Discontinue the medication if it causes local irritation
- Discontinue the medication if you experience difficulty urinating
- If covering the area where the medication was applied with an occlusive dressing then you can bathe or shower, otherwise wait at least 30 minutes after applying before getting the area wet.
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