Jun 28, 2011

Old people dying from side effects of commonly used drugs

OVER-65s who take a ­cocktail of commonly prescribed and over the counter pills could be cutting their lives short.
The anticholinergic drugs, ­regularly taken by half OAPs, help problems such as heart disease, constipation, incontinence and indigestion.
But mixing the medication, which includes anti-depressants, tranquillisers, painkillers, even eye drops could increase the risk of dying.
A study of 13,000 people found the danger increased the more they took.
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