Dementia Today.net

Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Journal Of The American Geriatrics Society

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   



Dementia

problems with language1 - degenerationist hypothesis1 - dementia of lewy body1 - alzheimer's disease symptoms1 - degenerative brain disease1 - undertreatment of dementia1 - tau tangles1 - remarriage1 - frontotemporal dementia8 - lewy bodies2 - dsm iv3 - memory skills1 - frontal lobe pathology1 - parkinson's disease59 - types of dementia2 - aortic valve stenosis2 - references1 - anti-hypertension medication1 - neel nabar1 - vascular endothelial growth factor1 - apoe2 - vision1 - trigger for alzheimer's1 - nilotinib1 - coffee2 - dementia community1 - progression of alzheimer's disease1 - delirious episode1 - invisible disease1 - grandiosity1 -