Try to Limit Anticholinergic Meds in the Elderly
The ongoing focus on high-risk meds will drive more efforts to limit meds with anticholinergic effects in seniors.
We know that anticholinergic meds may increase the risk of delirium, cognitive impairment, falls, hospitalization, etc.
Consider evaluating anticholinergic "burden" with our chart, Drugs With Anticholinergic Activity. Identify opportunities to stop, switch, or lower doses of anticholinergic meds in elderly patients.