Thinking clearly about your medicines: managing side effects (Sep 2014)
Medicines can bring many benefits but they can also have side effects that are not intended or desired. Side effects can occur when taking a single medicine or because a number of medicines are taken at the same time. As we get older we can become more sensitive to medicines. This may result in more side effects. This topic is about anticholinergic (an-tee-kol-in-er-jik) side effects which may occur with many commonly used medicines.
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