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Over-the-Counter Drugs and Driving

Most people do not think about much before taking an over-the-counter the drug they picked up at a local pharmacy. There is often an enormous amount of small writing listed on most of these medications. Some even have an extra flap for continued information on the potential side effects the medication may have. But before you take a cold and flu med, stop and think about what you have to do that day. These medications can have serious, mind altering side effects. Just because it is over-the-counter does not mean that it is not potentially dangerous.

The most dangerous threat that certain over-the-counter medications hold is that they may make users unfit drivers. Being under the influence of certain over-the-counter medications can result in deadly car accidents. If you or someone you love has been the victim of a car wreck in which the other driver was under the influence of a potentially mind altering over-the-counter medication, contact the Rhinelander personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your legal options.

Effects of Over-the-Counter Medications

Taking an aspirin or ibuprofen while driving will likely result in nothing more than a degree of pain relief. But there are certain medications which should be avoided if you intend to drive. Never get behind the wheel if you are uncertain about how that particular medication might affect you.

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If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a car wreck involving a driver who was under the influence of a mind altering over-the-counter drug, contact the Rhinelander personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your legal options.

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