Medicinal drugs designed to alleviate pain, to treat the common cold and lower pressure, but for the person behind the wheel some of them are extremely dangerous.
Tablet is the enemy of the driver?
Safe drugs do not exist, some more, some less, but virtually all of them have side effects. And if for someone struggling with illness at home or at your Desk drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, weakness, or lethargy does not pose any significant danger, the driver controlling the car, the same change of reaction to external stimuli threaten not only his health, but the most precious – his life.
It is not recommended sits behind the wheel for 10 hours after the medication, no matter how innocuous they may seem at first glance, and in the case of the use of drugs prolonged action of the "forbidden" period is increased to one day.
The speed of action of drugs depends on the condition and rate of metabolism of his body. The young and relatively healthy medicines are derived W the body faster, the sick and elderly is significantly slower. Food and drink can also affect how long a drug will be found in the human body.
In any case, do not proceed to the machine control, if a drug that you took, is a psychotropic agent. Such drugs include sedatives, tranquilizers, antidepressants, hypnotics, antipsychotics or lithium drugs. Subjectively, it is possible not to feel, as from their exposure to disturbed perception of the surrounding world, the ability to concentrate and coordinate movements.
Medications bearing a threat to the driver
Names of drugs
Dangerous side effects
Glycine, Relanium, tazepam, rudders, Elenium, trioxazine, phenibut
Drowsiness, lethargy, confusion, muscle weakness, slow reaction
Doxepin, trazodone, amitriptyline, azafen, mianserin
Emotional arousal, impaired perception and coordination of movements
Caffeine, nicotine, ephedrine, morphine, codeine
Emotional arousal, disinhibition
Chlorpromazine, frenolon, haloperidol, tisercinum
Delirium or lethargy
Pentalgin, tempalgin, spasmodically, spazmalgon, solpadein, migranal
Lethargy, nausea, impaired motor skills, lethargy, drowsiness
Drugs for the digestive tract
Gastrosil, gastril, pyrene, gastrozepin
Hypotensive (lowering blood pressure)
Atenolol, atenolol, adelfan, tenormin, clonidine, Sinopec, kristeen, bringin
Reduction reactions, lethargy, weakness, confusion
Diphenhydramine, claritin, suprastin, tavegil, loratidine, Telfast, lomilan, ketotifen
Drowsiness, lethargy, confusion
Coldrex, Theraflu, Fervex, solutan, kodterpin
Nausea, lethargy, drowsiness
We did not aim to provide an exhaustive list of medicines, the use of which can complicate and make hazardous the management of the vehicle.Every doctor prescribing the drug should warn the patient about the impact of the drug on the ability to control the mechanisms. The duty of the driver to strictly follow the doctor's recommendation.
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