Point Out When Older Patients Get Risky Anticholinergic Meds

The focus on high-risk meds will drive more efforts to limit "anticholinergic" meds in seniors.

Meds with anticholinergic effects may cause problems, such as dry mouth, blurred vision, drowsiness, constipation, and difficulty urinating.

But they're also linked to other risks in the elderly, such as delirium, cognitive impairment, falls, and hospitalization.

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