Eight prescription drugs are on the hit list of new driving related drugs laws that have just been implemented. If you are using the correct prescribed amounts it is permitted but if you over-subscribe yourself or are not prescribed it will be an offence.
There are also eight non-prescription drugs that will now become a driving offence.
These are the eight prescription drugs affected.
Clonazepam is prescribed to treat seizures or panic disorders
Diazepam is used for anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms or muscle spasms.
Flunitrazepam (also known as Rohypnol) is a sedative originally used in hospitals for deep sedation in the 1970s.
Lorazepam is used to treat convulsions or seizures caused by epilepsy.
Oxazepam is used to relieve anxiety, including anxiety caused by alcohol withdrawal.
Temazepam affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause insomnia problems.
Methadone is used in the treatment of heroin addiction and for pain relief.
Morphine or opiates treat moderate to severe pain. Source