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Motion sickness patch recalled due to error in dosing instructions

Transderm Scop, a drug patch made by Sandoz used to treat motion sickness and post operative nausea and vomiting, and to decrease saliva before some surgeries, is being recalled because of incorrect dosage language on the product’s carton. The error is listed under Step 2 of the Dosage Administration sect, which erroneously states, “Use only one patch at a time. Do cut the patch.” The correct instructions should read, “Use only one patch at a time. Do not cut the patch.” The product’s pouch, physician insert, and patient inserts are labeled correctly. The patch contains the active ingredient scopolamine. Cutting ... Read More