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What you need to know about your medications - are they anticholinergic?

Posted Mar 2nd, 2020

What you need to know about your medications - are they anticholinergic?

Acetylcholine is a chemical that acts as a neurotransmitter in the body. It has multiple actions, and many medications can block acetylcholine activity. A medication with this property is called "anticholinergic" . It's important to know if you are taking one or more anticholinergic medications if you are an older adult.

In this video, Dr. Didyk defines the term "anticholinergic" and provides a list of some common medications that should be avoided in older adults.

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