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Scopolamine

Scopolamine Information

Scopolamine Benefits & Uses

Scopolamine is used to treat the following -

Scopolamine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Scopolamine

Scopolamine

Scopolamine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Scopolamine is used -

  1. Restlessness
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Headache Mild
  4. Drowsiness
  5. Fever Mild
  6. Confusion
  7. Hallucinations
  8. Blurred vision
  9. Tachycardia
  10. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  11. Dry Mouth Mild
  12. Constipation Moderate

Scopolamine Related Warnings

Is the use of Scopolamine safe for pregnant women?

Scopolamine can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Scopolamine and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Scopolamine safe during breastfeeding?

Scopolamine does not have any harmful effects on breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Scopolamine on the Kidneys?

Scopolamine may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Scopolamine on the Liver?

Side effects of Scopolamine rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Scopolamine on the Heart?

Scopolamine may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Scopolamine with Other Drugs

Scopolamine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Scopolamine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Scopolamine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  2. Asthma
  3. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  4. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  5. Heart Disease
  6. Kidney Disease
  7. Liver Disease
  8. Hyperthyroidism

Frequently asked Questions about Scopolamine

Is this Scopolamine habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Scopolamine.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Scopolamine.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Scopolamine only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Scopolamine cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Scopolamine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Scopolamine

Taking Scopolamine with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Scopolamine

Consuming Scopolamine with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user;Transderm scop (scopolamine transdermal)