Questions About Medications

Although many medications are acceptable for FAA medical certification, taking an unapproved medication invalidates your pilot medical. Knowing what drugs and medications are acceptable and potential interactions with other medications is crucial information. We take into consideration all medications you are taking and potential interactions. Some OTC medications or medications that a Primary Care Provider prescribe may not compatible with flying.

Ask a Mayo Clinic flight physician questions about a specific drug or class of medications that apply to you. Our team will address whether a medication is disqualifying, possible alternatives and what action may be required to have it considered for special issuance.

Click the Get Started button to begin your request. You will need to create a Mayo Clinic Online Services Account or utilize your existing online services account to use this service. Creating an account allows a secure and encrypted transfer of Protected Health Information (PHI). If you are a current patient or if you previously used Mayo Clinic Clear Approach, use your existing Mayo Clinic Online Services account information to log in. You will be notified by email when we have received your question and an email with link when a response is ready for viewing.