Impact of anticholinergic medication on cognitive function
in the elderly patients in indonesia

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: RAHMAWATI, Fita (Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Kotamadya Yogyakarta, Indonesia)
  • Co-author(s): Fita Rahmawati: Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Kotamadya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Izyan Wahab: Faculty of Pharmacy Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences, Selangor, Malaysia
    Zullies Ikawati: Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Kotamadya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Witri Wati:
    Dyah Handayani: Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Kotamadya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Earlier studies have reported that the prevalence of anticholinergic use in the elderly varies between 9% to 60% in Western countries. Studies have shown that multiple anticholinergic medications are associated with greater risk of cognitive function deficit.

     

    Purpose

    The aim of this study was to quantify the magnitude of anticholinergic

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