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Prescription medications and driving

My aunt has to take a prescription to treat a chronic illness, but it makes her drowsy. Do you think she can stop taking the medication for a weekend, so she can drive to see her grand kids?

She should not stop taking her medication without first consulting her physician or pharmacist. They can provide more information on how the medications she is prescribed can negatively affect her ability to operate a motor vehicle and will help her to make the best decision.

Category: conversations with family, medical conditions, mental and physical health, older driver safety, operation and maintenance

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