Association between anticholinergic medication use and cognition, brain metabolism, and brain atrophy in cognitively normal older adults Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain
  • Cholinergic Antagonists
  • Cognition Disorders

abstract

  • The use of AC medication was associated with increased brain atrophy and dysfunction and clinical decline. Thus, use of AC medication among older adults should likely be discouraged if alternative therapies are available.

authors

publication date

  • June 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5029278

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.0580

PubMed ID

  • 27088965

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 721

end page

  • 32

volume

  • 73

number

  • 6