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... Hi i have read your post and my son has cp as well.There is no answer for the son is 14yrs old and still does it as well.The patch does not work well.If i am remembering correctly you place it somewhere by the ear.theres a med called robinul that will help some. ... (3 replies)
... Hi My daughter has mild cerebral palsy and she has been wearing a scopolamine (hyoscine) patch for a year now. This is supposed to stop her slobbering, but it hasn't really made any difference. She is due to start school in September and it would be great if we could control the slobbering by then - her nursery sometimes puts bibs on her, which I don't agree with as she is... (3 replies)
... I think what they were talking about was the scopolamine patch. I have heard of people using it for problems with drooling. There are also oral medications and surgery that can be done to minimize drooling. ... (1 replies)

... Thanks for your reply. My daughter does have very mild CP and she does not require any speech therapy. Her speech is in line with her age, she puckers her lips etc. We have her blowing bubbles, drinking out of a straw to try and strenghten her muscles. I just worry that she is wearing the patches and if they don't stop her slobbering/drooling, I am letting her put stuff in... (3 replies)
... I don't really understand how a medication would help, unless it is to decrease the amount of saliva produced. But, CP doesn't cause production of excess saliva, it causes problems with muscles. Meaning--she is probably drooling (that's the same thing as slobbering, right? ;) ) because her oral/lip muscles are weak and she can't keep it in! Have her doctors mentioned any... (3 replies)

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