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Using Anticholinergics for as Few as 60 Days Causes Memory Problems in Older Adults, Indiana University Study


5/8/2013 7:39:51 AM

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Research from the Regenstrief Institute, the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Wishard-Eskenazi Health on medications commonly taken by older adults has found that drugs with strong anticholinergic effects cause cognitive impairment when taken continuously for as few as 60 days. A similar impact can be seen with 90 days of continuous use when taking multiple drugs with weak anticholinergic effect.

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