Dementia, incontinence drugs together cancel each other out

06/5/2008 | Reuters

Elderly nursing home patients given cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia along with anticholinergics for incontinence saw a 50% faster decline in function than those taking only dementia medication, researchers report. The study found the medications, in effect, cancel each other out and researchers say they should not be given together.

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