I recently came across an article in the Human Givens Journal (humangivens.com) from 2003 on the use of neuroleptics (anti-psychotics) with sometimes disastrous results in Lewy Body Dementia (LBD). A warning is also shared for anticholinergics.
In this article, the term “neuroleptics” refers to both typical and atypical anti-psychotics.
The article notes that those with LBD should avoid anticholinergics in any form, even over-the-counter cold remedies. One example of an anticholinergic that is a cold remedy is Benadryl. And usually sleeping aids have anticholinergic properties along with anti-bladder spasm meds. And on and on….