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vitohuxo's version from 2016-02-25 00:48

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transderm scopscopolamine. most commonly prescribed me for motion sickness. not more effective than OTC, but applied behind the ear
transderm scop applicationbehind ear apply 4-6 hours prior to need and lasts 3 days, do not cut patch, alternate ears, wash hands afterwards. do not use in children and take off before MRI
antihistamines for motion sickness apply how long before travel?30-60 mins
antihistamines for motion sickness are:benadryl, dramamine (dimenhydrinate), meclizine (bonine). will make them tired!
promethazineprescription only. do not use in children.
warning for transderm scopallergy to belladonna alkaloids
promethazine no IV due to risk oftissue necrosis. IM preferred
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