Explain Recent Studies Don't Prove Anticholinergics Cause Dementia
Seniors are hearing that certain meds might increase their risk of dementia or Alzheimer's.
We know that anticholinergics and benzodiazepines can cause cognitive impairment. That's why they're on the Beers list of potentially inappropriate meds for the elderly.
But we usually think this is reversible when the med is stopped.