Effects of benzodiazepines, antidepressants and opioids on driving: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological and experimental evidence.

@article{Dassanayake2011EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of benzodiazepines, antidepressants and opioids on driving: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological and experimental evidence.},
  author={Tharaka L Dassanayake and Patricia T. Michie and G. Carter and Alison Linda Jones},
  journal={Drug safety},
  year={2011},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={125-56}
}
BACKGROUND Many individuals in the community are prescribed psychoactive drugs with sedative effects. These drugs may affect their daily functions, of which automobile driving is a major component. OBJECTIVE To examine the association of three classes of commonly used psychoactive drugs (viz. benzodiazepines and newer non-benzodiazepine hypnotics… CONTINUE READING