Medication, alcohol and drugs
Those with heart disease must have nitroglycerin with them in the vehicle. If they have an angina attack while driving they must stop and and administer it sublingually. You cannot drive with angina.
- Drug side effects and selection of those with less impact in driving
- Advice with driver on his medication. Antihistamines, analgesics and antitussives
- Antidiabetics and driving
- Anticonvulsants and driving
- Antiarrhythmic agents, antihypertensives, of coronary disease, and influence on driving
- Antiasthmatics and anticoagulants, and their impact on driving
- Drugs in digestive diseases and their influence on driving
- Antidepressants and their influence in driving
It is very important for doctors to carry out regular tests on patients treated for drug dependency and making favorable progress in order to gauge their degree of incapacity to drive. Anyone who displays psychological and/or psychiatric disorders should be prohibited from driving.