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Podcast: Pilots on Antidepressants Back Flying

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File Size 6.0 MB / Running Time 6:33

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For decades, taking any of a number of brain-active antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has meant automatic medical disqualification for pilots. For the past two years, pilots on SSRIs have been allowed back in the cockpit and have been doing well. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Dr. Ian Blair Fries, a senior AME, about the program.

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