Further caution on the use of routine anticholinergics.

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Further caution on the use of routine anticholinergics.

Postby Michae_M » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:31 am

Caution: As little as "3 years’ daily use of a single strong anticholinergic medication at the minimum effective dose recommended for older people" may increase the risk of dementia by nearly 50%. Researchers "indicate that around 10% of dementia diagnoses are attributable to anticholinergic drug exposure".


Think once, twice, no three times, before prescribing or taking these medications for marginal indications.


https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamain ... le/2736353

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