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Medication Class — Prostate Medications

Medication Class Description:

In most cases, the FAA approves use of medications such as Cardura, Flomax,  Hytrin, and Proscar for treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH).  Airmen treated with these medications should ground test them them for several days to determine there are no side effects.  Their use can be reported to the FAA at the airman's next medical examinations.  The use of saw palmetto to control BPH symptoms does not need to be reported on your FAA medical application.  See BPH in the VFS Medical Information Center.

Use of Zoloft for treatment of BPH is not approved for flight duty.



Medications Within Class:

Cardura, Flomax,  Hytrin, Proscar