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The cumulative effect of taking one or more medicines with anticholinergic properties is referred to as anticholinergic burden

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Mohammed Saji Salahudeen, Stephen B Duffull, Prasad S Nishtala
BACKGROUND: The cumulative effect of taking multiple medicines with anticholinergic properties termed as anticholinergic burden can adversely impact cognition, physical function and increase the risk of mortality. Expert opinion derived risk scales are routinely used in research and clinical practice to quantify anticholinergic burden. These scales rank the anticholinergic activity of medicines into four categories, ranging from no anticholinergic activity (= 0) to definite/high anticholinergic activity (= 3)...
March 25, 2015: BMC Geriatrics
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