FDA Basics Webinar June 30, 2014: Over-The-Counter Medicines and Driving
Do you know that some common over-the-counter (OTC) medicines may cause drowsiness or impair your driving?
Some of the OTC medications that can cause drowsiness and impair driving may surprise you.
FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) hosted a 30-minute webinar to communicate these risks.
The featured speaker, Dr. Ali Mohamadi, a medical officer on CDER’s Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement staff, discussed OTC medicines that can cause drowsiness or impair driving. Also, he explained how to read the label on over-the-counter medicines to see if it is safe to drive.