anticholinergic drug


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Noun1.anticholinergic drug - a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholineanticholinergic drug - a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Daricon, oxyphencyclimine - an anticholinergic drug (trade name Daricon) used in treating peptic ulcers
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Those who took a mild anticholinergic drug each day had an 11 percent greater likelihood of inpatient admission over one year.
The Anticholinergic Drug Scale as a measure of drug-related anticholinergic burden: Associations with serum anticholinergic activity.
Contract awarded for anticholinergic drug procurement, antispasmodic and antibacterial to be used in different services for the national hospital san benito, peten
The anticholinergic drug scopolamine was administered to depressed patients by pulsed IV infusion (4.
The percent of patients receiving an anticholinergic drug at 1 month to treat their extrapyramidal symptoms ranged from 13% of those on ziprasidone, 10% on amisulpride, 3% on olanzapine, 2% on quetiapine, and 24% on haloperidol.
Penehyclidine hydrochloride (PHC) is a new anticholinergic drug derived from hyoscyamine, which is an anticholinergic agent with a high degree of selectivity for [M.
Patients were eligible for the study if they demonstrated 8 or more voids per day on a 3-day bladder diary (whether or not they had a history of previous anticholinergic drug use).
Which anticholinergic drug for overactive bladder symptoms in adults.
Procyclidine is an anticholinergic drug principally used for the treatment of Drug-induced Parkinsonism, Parkinson disease and others.
In studies carried out in our laboratory dealing with the impairing effects of the antidepressant amitriptyline, the most anticholinergic drug among antidepressants (Frazer, 1997), the dose-response effect has not been found (Everss, Arenas, Vinader-Caerols, Monleon, & Parra, 2005; Parra, Everss, Monleon, Vinader-Caerols, & Arenas, 2002).
A longitudinal cohort study found that patients taking anticholinergic drugs had an 80% prevalence of MCI, compared with a 35% prevalence in a matched population of patients not using these drugs; yet Alzheimer's disease hadn't increased among the anticholinergic drug users at 8-year follow-up.
An inhaled anticholinergic drug should also be avoided in patients with glaucoma.