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Anticholinergic Medication

Aka: Anticholinergic Medication, Anticholinergic Agent
  1. 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
  2. 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%)

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
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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