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Anticholinergic risk: Use and limitations of anticholinergic scales

Published:September 10, 2015DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2015.08.014
      The side effects of anticholinergic drugs are well known. Peripheral adverse effects are, amongst others: dry mouth, dry eyes, blurred vision, constipation, fecal impaction, urinary retention and increased heart rate. Central adverse effects are: cognitive impairment, dizziness, confusion, and, even delirium.
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