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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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These findings may help inform specialists treating patients with overactive bladder, that BOTOX is an effective and safe treatment option for patients not getting the relief from an anticholinergic.
Anticholinergics are already known to have side effects such as temporary cognitive impairment, dizziness and confusion.
The study analyzed data from 3,434 participants over the age of 64 with no diagnosis of dementia to determine the level of anticholinergic medications they consumed.
He added: "This large study adds to some existing evidence linking anticholinergic drugs to a small increased risk of dementia but the results don't tell us that these drugs cause the condition.
Dr Simon Ridley from Alzheimer's Research said: "This large study adds to some existing evidence linking anticholinergic drugs to a small increased risk of dementia, but the results don't tell us that these drugs cause the condition.
while this is also true we feel that it must be mentioned that the first line, and in most cases the only, treatment that is required for both anticholinergic and cathinone toxicity is the liberal use of benzodiazepines.
Urodynamic studies were obtained 10 to 14 days after all anticholinergic medications were discontinued and the presence of detrusor contractions during the filling phase (rise of >15 cmH[sub.
Anticholinergic drugs might at best be expected to treat the neurogenic detrusor overactivity associated with types B and D by improving functional capacity and reducing filling pressures.
Visco presented an analysis of 231 women who participated in the ABC trial, which compared the safety and efficacy of a 6-month regimen of anticholinergic medications (solifenacin or trospium) to a single 100-U injection of Botox (N.
After 12 months, the rate of anticholinergic drug use fell to a high of 11% on haloperidol and 6% for amisulpride.
has received a positive opinion from the Irish Medicines Board for the treatment of idiopathic overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency in adult patients who have an inadequate response to, or are intolerant of, anticholinergic medications.
The diagnosis is one of exclusion, and management usually involves avoidance of inciting agents and treatment with an anticholinergic nasal spray.
However, many women who take anticholinergic medications experience side effects, including constipation, dry mouth and dry eyes.
Aclidinium bromide, a long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator, has been approved as a treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, for the long-term maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with COPD, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, the FDA announced last month.
an Emirati, guilty of possessing 16,600 pills containing Procyclidine, an anticholinergic drugs used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and to reduce the side effects of certain anti-psychotic medicines, and 3,668 Tramadol pills for trading purposes.