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Living with Dementia

Cholinesterase Inhibitors

Many Alzheimer’s patients get drugs with opposing effects

You wouldn’t brake your car while stepping on the gas - or wash down a sleeping pill with espresso. Yet many people taking common Alzheimer’s disease medications—cholinesterase inhibitors—are given medications with anticholinergic properties, which oppose their effects. Group Health Research Institute scientists investigated how often that happens and reported on the consequences in an… Many Alzheimer’s patients get drugs with opposing effects   


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