Pruritus, anxiety, Preoperative sedation, Nausea and Vomiting (off label)
Common adverse effects are as follow: Anticholinergic: Dry mouth Central nervous system: Drowsiness (usually transitory and may disappear in a few days of continued therapy or upon reduction of the dose), involuntary motor activity (tremor, convulsions) usually with doses considerably higher than those recommended Clinically significant respiratory depression has not been reported at recommended doses.
• May cause CNS depression resulting in drowsiness; avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery
• May cause over-sedation and confusion in elderly patients; start on lower doses and monitor closely.
Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants (for example narcotics, non-narcotic analgesics, barbiturates); reduce dose of these agents.