Scopolamine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Scopolamine?

(skoe POL a meen dah RIV ah tives)

• This medicine is used to relieve motion sickness.

• This medicine is used to treat eye inflammation.

• This medicine is used before an eye exam.

• This medicine is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome.

• This medicine is used to treat muscle spasms of the gastrointestinal tract.

• This medicine is used to treat Parkinson's disease.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• The patch may contain conducting metal. Remove patch before MRI.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are a male with problems urinating, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and natural products that slow your...

 
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