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Transdermal Medications

Use the PATCH mnemonic to remember transdermal medications

Child with unusual symptoms, potential toxidrome? Look all over their body for a medication patch. Many are transparent or look like bandaids.

P   Pain (fentanyl, lidocaine)

A   Anti-cholinergic (scopolamine)

T   Tobacco (nicotine)

C   Clonidine

H   Hormones (estrogen, testosterone)


pemsou5_wp • October 13, 2017

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