Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners
Pharmaceuticals (Therapeutic Medications)
- Code of Federal Regulations:
- 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.
- Aeromedical Decision Considerations:
See Item 38, Abdomen and Viscera, Aerospace Medical Disposition Table.
See Peptic Ulcer.
- 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.