Transdermal scopolamine decreases nausea and vomiting following cesarean section in patients receiving epidural morphine.

@article{Kotelko1989TransdermalSD,
  title={Transdermal scopolamine decreases nausea and vomiting following cesarean section in patients receiving epidural morphine.},
  author={D. M. Kotelko and R L Rottman and William C. Wright and James. J. Stone and Akihiro Yamashiro and Richard M. Rosenblatt},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={
          675-8
        }
}
The authors evaluated the antiemetic properties of transdermal scopolamine (TDS) in healthy patients undergoing elective cesarean section and receiving epidural morphine for postoperative analgesia. Prior to administration of anesthesia, 203 patients had either TDS or a placebo study patch applied behind one ear. All patients were hydrated with lactated Ringer's solution iv and given 2.0% lidocaine with 1:200,000 epinephrine epidurally for surgical anesthesia. Following delivery of the infant… CONTINUE READING
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