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trihexyphenidyl


DRUG AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENT PROFILES

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benztropine (COGENTIN); trihexyphenidyl
  • We list this drug as a Do Not Use drug because it causes memory impairment, confusion, hallucinations, and retention of urine.

WORST PILLS, BEST PILLS NEWSLETTER ARTICLES

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Preventing Heat-Induced Death and Illness
June 2018
This article lists practical steps to take to avoid death, hospitalization or other medical problems caused by heat stress. It also identifies over 100 drugs that can impair your response to heat and thereby increase your risk of heat-induced illness and death.
Anticholinergics May Increase Dementia Risk in Elderly
August 2015
Learn about recent evidence suggesting that anticholinergic drugs — which include many antidepressants, antihistamines and overactive bladder control medications — may increase the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia in the elderly.
Preventing Heat-Induced Death and Illness
June 2012
This article lists practical steps to take to avoid death, hospitalization or other medical problems caused by heat stress. It also contains a list of 123 drugs that can impair your response to heat.