Modified Beers List (Appendix A)

Medications with Anticholinergic Burden

Adapted from University of Iowa Anticholinergic Pocket Reference Card.

  • Alprazolam (Xanax)
  • Amitriptyline (Elavil)
  • Atropine
  • Azelastine nasal spray (Astelin)
  • Belladonna Alkaloids (Donnatal)
  • Benztropine (Cogentin)
  • Brompheniramine (Dimetane)
  • Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  • Carbinoxamine (Palgic)
  • Chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton)
  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)
  • Cimetidine (Tagamet)
  • Clemastine (Tavist)
  • Clidinium (Quarzan)
  • Clomipramine (Anafranil)
  • Clozapine (Clozaril)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril)
  • Cyproheptadine (Periactin)
  • Darifenacin (Enablex)
  • Desipramine (Norpramin)
  • Dexbrompheniramine (Drixoral)
  • Dexchlorpheniramine (Polaramine)
  • Diazepam (Valium)
  • Dicyclomine (Bentyl)
  • Dimenhydrinate (Dramamine)
  • Diphenhydramine (Benadryl, Sominex, others)
  • Doxepin (Adapin)
  • Doxylamine (Unisom)
  • Flavoxate (Urispas)
  • Glycopyrrolate (Robinul)
  • Hydroxyzine (Atarax)
  • Hydroxyzine (Atarax)
  • Hyoscyamine (Levbid, Cystospaz)
  • Imipramine (Tofranil)
  • Ipratropium (Atrovent)
  • Lorazepam (Ativan)
  • Loxapine (Loxitane)
  • Meclizine (Antivert)
  • Meperidine (Demerol)
  • Mepyramine (Anthisan)
  • Methscopolamine (Pamine)
  • Molindone (Moban)
  • Nortriptyline (Aventyl)
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
  • Olopatadine nasal spray (Patanase)
  • Orphenadrine (Norflex)
  • Oxybutynin (Ditropan)
  • Phenyltoloxamine (Dologesic, Durayin, others)
  • Phenyltoloxamine (Dologesic, Durayin, others)
  • Pimozide (Orap)
  • Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
  • Procyclidine (Kemadrin)
  • Promethazine (Phenergan)
  • Promethazine (Phenergan)
  • Promethazine (Phenergan)
  • Propantheline (Pro-Banthine)
  • Protriptyline (Vivactil)
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel)
  • Ranitidine (Zantac)
  • Scopolamine (Scopace)
  • Solifenacin (Vesicare)
  • Stomach and GI tract
  • Temazepam (Restoril)
  • Thioridazine (Mellaril)
  • Tiotropium (Spiriva)
  • Tolterodine (Detrol)
  • Triazolam (Halcion)
  • Tricyclic antidepressants
  • Trihexyphenidyl (Artane)
  • Trimethobenzamide (Tigan)
  • Trimipramine (Surmontil)
  • Triprolidine (Actifed)
  • Trospium (Sanctura)
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