Anticholinergic drugs and negative outcomes in the older population: from biological plausibility to clinical evidence.

@article{Collamati2016AnticholinergicDA,
  title={Anticholinergic drugs and negative outcomes in the older population: from biological plausibility to clinical evidence.},
  author={Agnese Collamati and Anna Maria Martone and Andrea Poscia and Vincenzo Brandi and Michela Celi and Emanuele Marzetti and Antonio Cherubini and Francesco Landi},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={25-35}
}
The use of medication with anticholinergic properties is widespread among older subjects. Many drugs of common use such as antispasmodics, bronchodilators, antiarrhythmics, antihistamines, anti-hypertensive drugs, antiparkinson agents, skeletal muscle relaxants, and psychotropic drugs have been demonstrated to have an anticholinergic activity. The most… CONTINUE READING