TITLE

Anticholinergic side-effects of drugs in elderly people

AUTHOR(S)
Mintzer, Jacobo
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Sep2000, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p457
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the anticholinergic adverse reaction of drugs among older people. Anticholinergic side effects are caused by drugs such as thioridazine, chlorpromazine and diphenoxylate or atropine. Symptoms included dry or sticky lips, urinary disorders, pale and cool skin, insecure movements and increased anxiety.
ACCESSION #
23100753

 

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