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7.2.3 Treatment

The effects of prescribed medication should also be considered for the individual including:

  • how medication may help to control or overcome aspects of the condition that may impact on driving safety
  • what medication side effects may affect driving ability including risk of sedation, impaired reaction time, impaired motor skills, blurred vision, hypotension or dizziness.

Alternative treatments including ‘talking therapies’ may be useful as an alternative or supplement to medication and lessen the risk of medication affecting driving