anticholinergic


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Related to anticholinergic: acetylcholine, anticholinergic toxidrome
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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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A Several studies have found that long-term use of anticholinergic drugs is associated with a significantly higher risk of developing dementia, especially vascular dementia, in people over 80.
Global Anticholinergic Drugs Market Outlook 2019 to 2024 : Information by Type (Synthetic Compounds, Natural, Semi-Synthetic Compounds), Application (Overactive Bladder, Parkinson's Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Muscle Spasms, Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Route of Administration (Oral, Parenteral, Topical), End User (Hospitals and Pharmacies) and Region - Forecast till 2024
The findings come from the analysis of the brains of people taking anticholinergic drugs.
The research paper suggested that the risk of dementia is higher in people consuming strongest type of anticholinergic drugs.
Treatment-emergent adverse events consisted largely of transient mild to moderate anticholinergic effects, which seldom led to study discontinuation.
Alt is likely the drug you take is in a class called anticholinergics. These drugs work by blocking a brain chemical called acetylcholine, which plays a role in a range of body functions including muscle contraction, memory, attention, and the regulation of the endocrine system.
The specific classes of anticholinergics red-flagged in the study included medications for Parkinson's disease and bladder conditions, as well as anticholinergic antidepressants.
Nearly half of Medicare beneficiaries with Parkinson's disease were concurrently prescribed a high-potency anticholinergic medication and an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, with higher rates of potential prescribing errors seen among women and Hispanic patients, according to a cross-sectional analysis of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data published in JAMA Neurology
25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High-risk anticholinergic prescriptions are listed for 6.2 percent of visits of older adults, according to a study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Many drugs have anticholinergic effects, which may be their main therapeutic action, or an additional effect.
THE FOOD AND DRUG Administration has approved glycopyrronium tosylate, an anticholinergic for the topical treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis in adults and children aged 9 years and older.