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Method and therapeutic system in the form of a bandage that administer scopolamine base transdermally in an initial pulse of 10 to 200 .mu.g/cm.sup.2 of skin that quickly brings the concentration of scopolamine in the plasma to a level at which emesis and nausea are inhibited without intolerable side effects, followed by a substantially constant dosage in the range of 0.3 to 15 .mu.g/hr that holds said level. The bandage is a four-layer laminate of, from the top: a protective backing; a gelled, mineral oil-polyisobutene-scopolamine reservoir lamina that is the source of the constant dosage; a microporous membrane that controls the constant dosage rate; and a gelled, mineral oil-polyisobutene-scopolamine adhesive layer that is the source of the pulse dose and the means by which the bandage is attached to the skin.

Title
Method and therapeutic system for administering scopolamine transdermally
Application Number
547504
Publication Number
4262003
Application Date
March 14, 1977
Publication Date
April 14, 1981
Inventor
Jane Shaw
Atherton
CA, US
Kumar Chandrasekaran
Palo Alto
CA, US
John Urquhart
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Edward L Mandell
Paul L Sabatine
Thomas E Ciotti
Assignee
Alza Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61K 31/445
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