Example sentences for: anticholinergic

How can you use “anticholinergic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A pure anticholinergic medication may be added to other antiemetics in empirical therapy, particularly when the vestibular apparatus is implicated (eg scopolamine) [ 57 ] .

  • Commonly used antihistamines (eg, diphenhydramine, hydroxyzine) also have anticholinergic properties.

  • When reversal of depression is an immediate short-term goal, a rapid-acting psychostimulant (such as methylphenidate) is the best choice [ 38 ] . If a response in 2 to 4 weeks is acceptable, an atypical antidepressant or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) may be an appropriate choice [ 39 ] . Tricyclic antidepressants have limited usefulness due to their long time to achieve therapeutic levels and risk of anticholinergic adverse effects [ 40 ] . If the diagnosis is unclear, or the expected therapeutic response delayed, consult with a colleague with expertise.

  • Other medications that may cause or exacerbate the problem are those with anticholinergic adverse effects (eg, tricyclic antidepressants) and calcium-channel blockers (eg verapamil).


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