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The Transderm Scop° patch is clinically proven to work better than Dramamine' Transderm Scop is more effective and longer lasting than Dramamine** at preventing the nausea and vomitingof motion sickness. Just peel off the backing and press itbehind your ear at least four hours before boarding and relax. The medicine isconsistently absorbed for up to three days. You can even shower with it.For shorter trips, remove the patch when no longer needed and the effects wear off. In clinical studies, 5 out of 6 people did not report drowsiness with Transderm Scop. Ask your doctorabout Transderm Scap when you make your travel plans. Not for children or those with glaucoma, difficulty inurinating, or an allergy to scopolamine or other belladonna alkaloids. In clinical studies, some side effects were noted, including blurred vision, dryness of the mouth (intwo-thirds of users) and drowsi ness (reported incidence less than 1 in6). While using this product, you should not drive, operate dangerous machinery or do other things that require alertness. Avoid using alcohol. If you are elderly, your physician should exercise special care in prescribing this product. See adjoining page for additional information on potential adverse reactions or side effects. Available by prescription only. ASK YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT TRANSDERM SCOP scopolamine 1.5mg Call 1-888-670-SCOP www.transdermscop.com Dramamine is a registeredtrademark of Pharmacia & Upjohn.© NovartisConsumer Health,Inc.,1998 *Compared to Dramominedimenhydrinate tablets. ** Based on labeled dosage.