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Study finds certain antidepressants may increase dementia risk

July 3, 2019

Anticholinergic drugs are commonly prescribed to patients to manage muscle spasms and other involuntary muscle movements – it works by blocking a neurotransmitter used by the brain to tell any specific group of muscles to contract. But, a UK study has found that long-term use of certain anticholinergic drugs increases dementia risk, thus complicating the […]

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