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Medication Class — Vaccinations

Medication Class Description:

Vaccinations (shots, immunizations) are not disqualifying for flying, including the anthrax immunization.   some people experience some side effects following immunizations, particularly from live, attenuated types, that may dictate a pilot remain grounded if feeling poorly.   However, there is no minimum grounding period after receiving an immunizations.   Side effects may be minimized by taking aspirin or acetaminophen after the shot.   See the VFS Medical Links section on vaccination safety.