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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

How I almost killed my mom with a simple anti-itch pill




Hardcopy Title:
I almost killed
my mom with
an anti-itch pill
By Sheila Sullivan Zubrod
Washington Post
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 (pages E1/E4)


How I almost killed my mom with a
simple anti-itch pill
By Sheila Sullivan Zubrod
May 7 (2017)




".....Similarly, researchers in the United States followed 3,434 people 65 and older for more than seven years. None had dementia or Alzheimer’s disease when the study began, and all drugs they took were carefully tracked. The findings of this study were as scary to me as the outcome of the overseas research: Those who took anticholinergic drugs — either over-the-counter or prescription-strength formulations — for an extended period had a greater risk of developing dementia.
Anticholinergics include all kinds of mass-market remedies beyond Benadryl (which is known generically as diphenhydramine), such as Nyquil, Sominex, Advil/Tylenol PM, the bladder-control prescription drugs oxybutynin (Ditropan) and tolterodine (Detrol), and neck and back pain drugs such as Flexeril. These are all worthwhile medications — for younger people....."

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