Tag: "anticholinergic" at medical news
Study identifies factors associated with aggression in nursing home residents
... to factors that predispose to constipation (e.g., anticholinergic
medications such as tricyclic antidepressants), the symptoms associated with constipation or interventions such as suppositories that may elicit a defensive action by some residents." "Physical or verbal aggression among nursing home residents with c...
Anticholinergic drugs linked to mental impairment in elderly people
... years. About 10% of the people in the sample took anticholinergic
drugs over an extended period. Drug users showed p...other known risk factors for cognitive impairment, anticholinergic
drugs remained the most highly significant predictor of this condition, say the authors. Given the a...