Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Commonly Prescribed Anticholinergic Medications

Yesterday we discussed the classic anticholinergic side effects. Today we are going to list some commonly prescribed medications in primary care with anticholinergic side effects:
  • Muscle relaxers (flexeril, robaxin)
  • Incontinence medications (Detrol, ditropan)
  • Atrovent inhaler and Spireva
  • Tricyclic antidepressants (amitryptyline)
  • Benadryl
  • Antispasmotic medications (Bentyl, Levsin, trihexphendyl)
  • Atropine
  • Cogentin
  • Antidiarrhea medications (Lomotil)

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