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Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners

Pharmaceuticals (Therapeutic Medications)
Antacids

  1. Code of Federal Regulations:
  2. Medical History:
    See Item 18.i.,Stomach, liver, or intestinal trouble. The applicant should provide history and treatment, pertinent medical records, current status report, and medication. If a surgical procedure was done, the applicant must provide operative and pathology reports.
  3. Aeromedical Decision Considerations:
    See Item 38, Abdomen and Viscera, Aerospace Medical Disposition Table.
  4. Protocol:
    See Peptic Ulcer.
  5. Pharmaceutical Considerations:
    The prophylactic use of medications including simple antacids, H-2 inhibitors or blockers, proton pump inhibitors, and/or sucralfates may not be disqualifying, if free from side effects.

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