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Too Many Drugs Due to Clinical Inertia

CLINICAL INERTIA is when it’s much easier to start someone on a medication, and keep them on, than to take them off. Find out why most advanced dementia patients receive too many expensive, questionable medications.

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Beware of Common Anticholinergic Drugs

MEMORY & THINKING are activated by acetyl-choline. Alzheimer’s drugs boost acetyl-choline. Other medications, from allergy to insomnia drugs, may be anti-cholinergic, lowering acetyl-choline. This can spell trouble in dementia. Learn which drugs to avoid and what to look out for.

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