Anticholinergic Burden Calculator
"Web Portal Software Anticholinergic Burden Calculator" is a program designed to measure fast and easily the anticholinergic burden a patient receives based on their pharmacotherapy.
"Anticholinergic burden" is defined as the cumulative effect of taking one or more drugs that are capable of developing anticholinergic adverse effects.
Peripheral manifestations may occur such as urinary retention, constipation, decreased secretions, amongst others and central manifestations such as delirium, cognitive and functional disorders.
Approximately 50% of the older population takes at least one anticholinergic drug.
This website is intended for healthcare professionals only.
This tool is currently under development and validation, therefore, its use is responsibility of health professionals.