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a method of administration of the motion sickness drug scopolamine by application of a skin patch containing the medication.
A method of delivering scopolamine by applying a patch containing the drug to the skin. The medicine is slowly absorbed over a period of several days. It is esp. useful in treating vertigo and motion sickness. In the latter condition, the medicine is effective if applied several hours before the individual is exposed to the motion.
See also: scopolamine hydrobromide