High Dose and Extended Use of Anticholinergic Drugs May Increase Risk for Dementia, Study Suggests

Previous studies have suggested that medicines—both prescription and over-the-counter—aiming to block the actions of acetylcholine may be associated with increased risk for cognitive impairment, but a new study published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that use of such medicines in older adults may increase risk for dementia. Researchers from the Geriatric Pharmacy Program […]

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