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Feel panicked, tensed while driving. Is it due to Duromine?

I am a 31 year old female, 78 kg and 1.6 m and have been on Duromine for about 8 months now. I have been having trouble drivingas I get all tensed up around bends/curves and start panicking and fearing loss of control and accident. I have never been in an accident before but my driving is just full of fear. This however started in 2009/2010 I think but back then I would take it for a couple of weeks and then stop and so on. Could my panic and anxiety while driving be arising from the use of Duromine?
Asked On : Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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Hi Wmlotana,
Welcome to healthcare magic!
May be the Duromine is the cause of your anxiety related symptoms. It affects the function of brain by increasing the sympathetic flow.
The sypathetic effects cause anxiety, agitation, panic attacks in susceptible individuals.
It can impair the driving skills. So take duromine after reaching the destination.
I hope you would get benefitted from my advise.
Wish you a good health.
Answered: Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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