Scopolamine 

 

  • Transdermal patch (onset is 2-4 hrs)

  • NNT 6

  • Apply presurgery or night before

  • Side effects include visual disturbances (NNH = 5.6), dry mouth (NNH = 13), & dizziness (NNH = 50) 

 

Adapted from Anesth Analg. August 2020 - Volume 131 - Issue 2 - p 411-448