Drug induced Dementia
Diseases & symptoms linked to drugs  Alzheimer’s

[2016 April] Common medicines including cold and flu tablets, heartburn drugs and sleeping pills 'SHRINK the brain and slow down thinking'   Common over-the-counter medicines should be avoided by older people as they have been linked to memory loss and problems in thinking, scientists have discovered.  Treatments for colds and flu, hay fever, allergy and heartburn tablets containing anti-cholinergic drugs had the effect for one month after treatment, a study found.  Effects associated with taking the drugs included having slower brain processing times and smaller brains overall.  Well known treatments including the heartburn medicine Zantac, Night Nurse Liquid containing Promethazine and the sleeping tablet Nytol, containing diphenhydramine, are included among drugs that may result in the effects, the research said.  Over the counter treatments for cold, flu, heartburn and sleeping tablets were found to block the chemical acetylcholine, which is involved in the transmission of electrical impulses between nerve cells.  The drugs block the chemical acetylcholine, which is involved in the transmission of electrical impulses between nerve cells.   The treatments are prescribed for a wide range of conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, overactive bladder, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, nausea and vomiting, sleeping problems, high blood pressure, depression and psychosis.

[2015 feb] Popular Drugs Linked To Dementia Even At Low Dosage by Michael T. Murray The most commonly used drug linked to dementia was diphenhydramine, which is used in many popular products such as Benadryl, Nytol Sominex, Theraflu, Triaminic Allergy, plus many others. Also implicated where drugs containing chlorpheniramine (Aller-Chlor); oxybutynin (Ditropan) and tolterodine (Detrol) for overactive bladder; and the tricyclic antidepressants, such as doxepin or amitriptyline.

[2013 Feb] The patients prescribed up to 25 different drugs a day with devastating results

[2012 Sept] Dementia risk from sleeping tablets: Pensioners on pills taken by 1.5m are 50% more likely to be hit, warns Harvard study

Over-the-Counter Antacids that contain Aluminium

Flu vaccine and Alzheimer's

[2010 Aug] “Drug-Induced Dementia: A Perfect Crime” By Lynne McTaggart


Alzheimer's Linked To Statin Drugs FDA Warning!

Books:
[2009] Drug-Induced Dementia: a perfect crime by MD Grace E. Jackson   the causal connection between antipsychotic drugs and Alzheimer's disease
Toxic Metal Syndrome by Casdorph & Walker
Alzheimer's challenged & conquered? by Louis Blank