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scopolamine (cont.)

Who should not use scopolamine (Scopace)?

Do not use scopolamine without first talking to your doctor if you have

You may not be able to use scopolamine, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above.

Scopolamine is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether scopolamine will harm an unborn baby. Do not use scopolamine without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is not known whether scopolamine passes into breast milk. Do not use scopolamine without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Scopolamine is not recommended for use by children. Children are more sensitive to the side effects of scopolamine.

Elderly individuals may be more likely to experience side effects from scopolamine.

How should I use scopolamine (Scopace)?

Use scopolamine exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Take each dose with a full glass of water.

Store scopolamine at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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