II. Complications

  1. See Anticholinergic Toxicity
  2. Altered Level of Consciousness (esp. elderly)
    1. Delirium or confusion (may mimic Dementia)
    2. Memory Impairment
    3. Delirium
    4. Obtundation

III. Preparations: Anticholinergic effects (most Anticholinergic first)

  1. Atropine (100% of maximal Anticholinergic effect)
  2. Scopolamine
  3. Tolterodine
  4. Hyoscyamine
  5. Cholinergic Parkinsonism agents
    1. Trihexyphenidyl
    2. Benztropine
  6. Prednisone (55%)
  7. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
  8. Amitriptyline (Elavil)
  9. Digoxin
  10. Nifedipine
  11. Phenobarbital
  12. Oxybutynin (20%)
  13. Isosorbide Dinitrate
  14. Hydroxyzine
  15. Warfarin
  16. Dipyridamole
  17. Codeine
  18. Ranitidine (10%)
  19. Dyazide
  20. Furosemide (Lasix)
  21. Nortriptyline (3%)

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Ontology: Anticholinergic Agents (C0242896)

Definition (CHV) a drug used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach, intestines, and bladder
Definition (CHV) a drug used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach, intestines, and bladder
Definition (CHV) a drug used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach, intestines, and bladder
Definition (CHV) a drug used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach, intestines, and bladder
Definition (CHV) a drug used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach, intestines, and bladder
Definition (CHV) a drug used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach, intestines, and bladder
Definition (NCI) Any agent that binds to and blocks nicotinic and/or muscarinic receptors, thereby preventing the actions of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (Ach) at these receptors.
Definition (CSP) group of drugs that bind to but do not activate cholinergic receptors, thereby blocking the actions of acetylcholine or cholinergic agonists.
Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121)
MSH D018680
SnomedCT 14601000, 373246003
LNC LP31390-5
English Agents, Anticholinergic, anticholinergic agent, Anticholinergics, Anticholinergic Agent, anticholinergics (medication), anticholinergics, anticholinergic drugs, anticholinergic drug, anticholinergic, anticholinergic agents, Anticholinergic Agents, Cholinergic Anatagonist, ANTICHOLINERGIC AGENTS, Anti Cholinergics, Anti-Cholinergics, Anticholinergic, Anticholinergic agent (product), Anticholinergic agent (substance), Anticholinergic agent, Anticholinergic agent, NOS, Anticholinergic Drugs
French Agents anticholinergiques, Médicaments anti-cholinergiques, Médicaments anticholinergiques, Anti-cholinergiques, Anticholinergiques
Portuguese Agentes Anticolinérgicos
Spanish Agentes Anticolinérgicos, agente anticolinérgico (producto), agente anticolinérgico (sustancia), agente anticolinérgico
German Anticholinergika