Anti-cholinergic drug

Anti-cholinergic drug

A medication that blocks or subdues the action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
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When the concentration of Kidsolone is 10 [sup]-5 M, we add xylocaine, which is classified as an anti-cholinergic drug, to thoroughly assay the effect of Kidsolone on 10 [sup]-6 M methacholine-induced contraction.
Scopolamine, an anti-cholinergic drug causes memory impairments in healthy young humans that parallel the memory impairments seen in non-demented drug-free elderly subjects (Araujo et al.
Prosecutors said the 26-year-old Emirati had 16,600 pills containing Procyclidine (an anti-cholinergic drug prescribed for patients with parkinsonism and to reduce the side effects of antipsychotic treatment given for schizophrenia) and 3,668 Tramadol pills.
calcium antagonists, beta-blockers, anti-cholinergic drugs, anti-convulsants, opiates, etc.
That is why, in humans, anti-cholinergic drugs or drugs with anti-cholinergic side-effects are known to cause dry eyes (Dartt 2009).
Anti-cholinergic drugs can be prescribed for men with increased urinary frequency or urgency.
Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which also controls movement; anti-cholinergic drugs play a small role in treatment of mild, early resting tremors associated with PD.
But these anti-cholinergic drugs produce various side effects like dryness of mouth, constipation, urinary retention, etc.
IF nothing helps, your GP can refer you to a dermatologist who can prescribe anti-cholinergic drugs.
Anti-cholinergic drugs block parasympathetic dominance, which may lead to increased susceptibility to cardiovascular complications.