Alcohol and Amitriptyline Effects on Skills Related to Driving Behavior

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Science  28 Mar 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3874, pp. 1467-1468
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3874.1467


Three motor-skill tests related to driving ability were given to 21 healthy young volunteers after administration of various combinations of amitriptyline, placebo, and alcohol. It was found that the tricylic antidepressant added to the deleterious effects of alcohol.

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