anticholinergic

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Synonyms for anticholinergic

a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine

inhibiting or blocking the action of acetylcholine at a receptor site

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Scopolamine, an anti-cholinergic drug, has been shown to cause memory impairment in healthy young humans that parallel the memory impairment seen in non-demented, drug-free elderly subjects (Mintzer et al.
Some drugs are specifically taken for their anti-cholinergic effects and can help relieve bladder irritability or intestinal cramping.
Experimental studies in animals suggest that [beta]-receptor stimulation in the eye following the use of anti-cholinergic agents can potentiate the mydriatic effect of beta-adrenergic agents by about two-fold (6).
Isovoacristine (38): When this alkaloid was tested on the isolated guinea pig ileum, both anti-cholinergic and antihistaminic activities were observed (113).
In addition to its known anti-cholinergic effect, EN101 also possesses anti-inflammatory properties not associated with neuronal or neuromuscular degeneration.
Clomipramine (Anafranil) may also cause dry mouth, dizziness and constipation (so-called anti-cholinergic side effects) as well as heart rhythm changes (baseline EKG monitoring is necessary) and a lowering of the seizure threshold (making it a more problematic medication in individuals with seizures).
IF nothing helps, your GP can refer you to a dermatologist who can prescribe anti-cholinergic drugs.
Olanzapine was associated with fewer extrapyramidal symptoms and less anti-cholinergic use than haloperidol, said Dr.
Sedatives Hypnotics Anti-anxiety agents Anti-depressants Anti-arrhythmics Anti-hypertensives Anti-convulsants Anti-psychotics Digitalis and derivatives Drugs with anti-cholinergic side effects Others (mechanism unknown)
The most common adverse events in the CRx-150-treated group included headache, nausea, and the anti-cholinergic side effects typically associated with tricyclic anti-depressants such as amoxapine.
Other drugs used to treat PD are dopamine agonists, anti-cholinergic, MAO-B inhibitors and Catechol-O-Methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors.
Sears and colleagues examined anti-cholinergic medication compliance in a health care system in which medication was given free to patients; the study demonstrated an adherence rate of only 34%.
9% essential oils so it is possible that essential oils have anti-cholinergic activity.
s 09/533,454 and 10/292,164, which claims are centered around alpha-Immunokine derived from alpha-cobratoxin and focuses on the native protein anti-cholinergic agents that could be employed in diagnostics, prophylactics or therapeutics for HIV infection; Buccal Delivery System (patent-pending), No.
Cardiology segment is further divided into diuretic drugs, calcium channel inhibitors, anti-cholinergic agents, anti-arrhythmic agents, anti-adrenergic agents, and others (ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, anticoagulants).