Dumfries & Galloway Health Board
Prescribing Support Team

Anticholinergic Drug Review

Posted: 16 Jul 13 Edited: 8 Aug 18
Audits Miscellaneous

Anticholinergic drugs are recognised as being problematic in frail adults. The elderly are more sensitive to anticholinergic side effects and people with dementia have a high risk of adverse cognitive and psychiatric efects from these drugs. This audit will aid the review process for patients on 2 or more of these drugs.