Over-Prescribed Medications, Under-Appreciated Risks: A Review of the Cognitive Effects of Anticholinergic Medications in Older Adults

Daniel M.I. Britt, Gregory S. Day

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Abstract

Anticholinergic medications are associated with adverse cognitive effects in cognitively normal and impaired individuals, with a greater magnitude of effect observed in individuals with preexisting cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-214
Number of pages8
JournalMissouri Medicine
Volume113
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

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