Using Anti-Cholinergic Drugs May Increase Cognitive Decline In Older People, Uniformed Services University Study

Published: Apr 18, 2008

EurekAlert -- Anticholinergic drugs, such as medicines for stomach cramps, ulcers, motion sickness, and urinary incontinence, may cause older people to experience greater decline in their thinking skills than people not taking the drugs, according to research that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology 60th Anniversary Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 12–19, 2008.

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